[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

RE: brain-dump

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Junichi Uekawa [mailto:dancer@netfort.gr.jp] 
> Sent: Tuesday, March 19, 2002 11:36 AM
> To: debian-win32@lists.debian.org
> Subject: brain-dump
> Hi,
> Two things I have had in my mind:
> o  cygwin is GPL, and requires programs to be GPL-compatible, 
> which not 
>   all of Debian is

False. Cygwin requires programs to be open-source, not necessarily GPL.
openssh and X11 are two examples of non-GPL software ported using

> o  How much effort is porting programs using mingw ? (we already have
>   a working mingw cross compiler)

Much harder, as mingw doesn't offer posix support (it's not designed


Reply to: