Crosstools for Windows: MinGW or Cygwin?
Customer asked for possibility to port the current (Em)Debian
cross-toolchain (powerpc) to work under Windows.
I'm currently considering to port cross-tools to MinGW
(configuring them as --target=powerpc-linux --host=i586-mingw32msvc
--build=i386-linux), using the Debian MinGW cross-environment,
or using the Cygwin.
I know the Cygwin will work for sure, but now MinGW approcah seems to be
realistic, too - I played a little with old arm-cross port for MinGW and
I almost was able to build glib-1.20 here! (Manually, though.)
So know I'm puzzled what could be wrong with MinGW? Probably the
programming environment - it is not POSIX, but I see Python-mingw, and
Could it be possible to set-up a Debian-like build process under
(Again - I'm talking about cross-compilation environment, not the way to
build native Windows applications.)
Thanks is advance,
PS: Please reply to me directly - I'm not yet subscribed to Debian MLs.