gcc questions prior to -8 release

Earnie Boyd earnie_boyd@yahoo.com
Wed Feb 28 06:14:00 GMT 2001

Jason Tishler wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 19, 2001 at 09:38:47PM -0500, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> > 2) If we want to stick with -mno-win32 as the default, should gcc
> >    include /usr/include/w32api by default?  I really don't think that
> >    it should but I don't look forward to submitting changes to
> >    the stuff in sources.redhat.com that breaks as a result.
> Have we reached closure on the above?
> I can build the current Python CVS with gcc 2.95.2-6 but not 2.95.2-7
> unless I specify -I/usr/include/w32api.  Will the "extra" option be
> needed for 2.95.2-8 and later too?
> FWIW, I'm would like to get an appropriate patch into Python 2.1b1
> (scheduled for release tomorrow) to handle the above, if necessary.

You should be able to use `gcc -mwin32' instead of
-I/usr/include/w32api.  Since the /usr/include/w32api is for Win32 API's
then `gcc -mwin32' makes more sense than -I/usr/include/w32api because
it predefines the standard WIN32 macros.  I believe that this is what
Chris intends to do.


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