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Re: Porting from mingw32 to cygwin
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Subject: Re: Porting from mingw32 to cygwin
- From: "Paul G." <pgarceau at qwest dot net>
- Date: Thu, 30 Aug 2001 17:32:47 -0800
- Organization: New Dawn Productions
- Reply-to: Paul Garceau <pgarceau at qwest dot net>
On 30 Aug 2001 at 17:18, the Illustrious Thomas Gahr wrote:
> I just compiled a library called "allegro" with cygwin. But as it is
> written for mingw I had to use the option -mno-cygwin , else it didn't
> compilem because the compiler missed "direct.h", which comes with mingw.
> After compiling it, I wanted to use it in a programm of mine that
> doesn't need the option -mno-cygwin . Well, it was pretty logical that I
> would have to use the -mno-cygwin -option again. But when I used it, he
> didn't find some libs that I installed in cygwin and said "random(....)
Allegro is a DOS based graphics library (read MS-DOS). It was ported to Mingw from
DJGPP without using Cygwin (no link references to cygwin.dll), thus the reason behind why you
had to use the -mno-cygwin switch in order to get it to build properly under Cygwin.
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