This is the mail archive of the
mailing list for the Cygwin project.
Re: Question about gcc-mingw package renaming
On Wed, Oct 22, 2003 at 12:56:03PM -0400, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> I agree with Chris here. IMO, gcc-mingw is a cross-compiler targeting the
> "mingw architecture". I have seen packages on Linux named "gcc-<arch>",
> so I think gcc-mingw is more appropriate (where "gcc" alone assumes
> "gcc-cygwin", or even "gcc-i686-pc-cygwin").
I agree partly. I don't think that the cross compiler for mingw should
get an shortened name as "gcc-mingw" but only a full targeted name as
"gcc-i686-pc-mingw32" as for any other cross compiler.
Corinna Vinschen Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Developer mailto:email@example.com
Red Hat, Inc.