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Re: merging mingw and cygwin
Edward Peschko wrote:
I guess you replied yourself, in the last paragraph...
msys != mingw. mingw doesn't need msys. Cygwin provides a more complete... and I was told point blank by the mingw mailing list not to use them.
building and testing environment than does msys.
cygwin is a nice user friendly package. I won't speak for mingw because.. so why not bring the nice user friendly experience of cygwin to mingw and let it
I have a personal bias.
piggy back off of cygwin's work?
I know nothing of MingW except what I read on this mailing list and
their website, but judging fast (and, so, probably wrong), I'd say that
the very fact that they want to avoid Cygwin like plague (and the choice
of the word is intentional) *may* have something to with "not bringing
cygwin user-friendliness to mingw", isn't it?
Lapo, trying not to feed (too much) wood to this MVCFW (Mingw Versus
Cygwin Flame War ;-)
Lapo 'Raist' Luchini
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