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Re: brain-dump

"Robert Collins" <robert.collins@itdomain.com.au> cum veritate scripsit:

> > 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
> cygwin.

Ah yes. I now remember.
That's okay then. No problem.

> > 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
> to).

That's what I've thought.


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