Re: Re: The mingw* mess in Debian
Thanks for your answers!
On Wed, Nov 9, 2011 at 2:16 PM, Simon McVittie <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
Does mingw have any particular advantages over mingw-w64, I wonder?
Not that I know. mingw-w64's CRT is more complete (it includes LFS,
which mingw32 does not, for instance), includes more up-to-date
compilers and handles threading better.
So if I understand it correctly, it would be best to entirely drop
mingw32, gcc-mingw32, mingw32-runtime and the other members of that
family from Debian and concentrate on mingw-w64 (which then, as a
bonus, could be split into packages targeting i686-w64-mingw32 and