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Re: cygwin gcc vs official gcc?

On Wed, Feb 12, 2003 at 04:53:29PM -0600, Brian Ford wrote:
>What is the state of/reason for Cygwin/Mingw specific mods to official
>gcc sources?  I assume these mods will eventually make it in to the
>official tree, right?  What is the typical migration path?
>I ask, because I am trying to do DWARF2 development work for Cygwin.
>I thought that I should start with current gcc (3.2.2) and binutils
>( sources (or CVS).  But, I just ran into a double alignment ABI
>breakage with the official gcc sources.  I have applied the proper patch
>locally to fix it, but I wonder why it has not been officially submitted
>yet?  I also wonder how many other gotcha's there are?
>What should a Cygwin developer use as a base for binutils and gcc
>development work?

Since most of your work will probably require approval from people outside
of cygwin/mingw, it's best to stick with the official branches.  We can
backpatch them into the cygwin/mingw branch as appropriate.


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