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Re: Removing cygwin32-*, cygwin64-*
- From: Thomas Wolff <towo at towo dot net>
- To: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sun, 14 Feb 2016 13:16:35 +0100
- Subject: Re: Removing cygwin32-*, cygwin64-*
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Am 09.02.2016 um 23:48 schrieb Andrew Schulman:
For a package maintainer, it's not only easier, but also useful for
testing, to simply install cygwin-32 and -64 in parallel.
Is anyone using the cygwin32- and/or cygwin64-* cross-compiling
toolchain for anything besides cross-building cygwin itself? I would
like to remove most of these from the distro if at all possible.
FWIW, I've tried to cross-compile some of my packages between i386 and x86_64,
and it's never worked. The build always fails for one reason or another that I
can't solve. So I gave up and no, I don't use them any more.
No need for cross-building.
What about the mingw cross-compiling packages? Are they any good for