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Re: [mingw32] Re: [RFC] changing gcc default output executable name (a.exe now)
- To: cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com
- Subject: Re: [mingw32] Re: [RFC] changing gcc default output executable name (a.exe now)
- From: Earnie Boyd <earnie_boyd at yahoo dot com>
- Date: Fri, 14 Jan 2000 09:42:39 -0800 (PST)
- Reply-To: earnie_boyd at yahoo dot com
--- Corinna Vinschen <email@example.com> wrote:
> Andre Oliveira da Costa wrote:
> > [...]
> > I don't think tweaking all these applications to look for "foo.exe" if they
> > can't find "foo" would be the right thing. But I would really like to be
> > able to install the applications I compile without having to tweak all the
> > makefiles. Maybe the solution would be not to add the .exe suffix...
> I agree. It would be nice if gcc would not add .exe automatically.
> Maybe it's not a 'modern' solution but it's the way, cc produces
> executables since french revolution:
> No output name given: a.out is created,
> -o foo: foo is created.
> That's it and it's ok.
BTW, ld already has a switch named --force-exe-suffix. Wonder why it's not
supported on Win32?
Earnie Boyd <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>
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