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Re: A Mingw32 runtime library independent of MSVCRT.DLL
On email@example.com, Robert Collins wrote:
> Hi, I'm the cygwin setup.exe maintainer.
> Patches to link setup.exe
> with your mingw ACR will be considered like all other patches - I'm not
> particularly for or against linking into it.
My argument against:
Wouldn't this be needless bloat for setup.exe? Why ship setup.exe with a C
library linked in when there is an acceptable one already present on just about
every Windows computer? (Unless of course there is a specific bug in msvcrt that
is troubling setup.exe?)
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