Some troubles with packaging toolchains (was Re: Need input on packaging mingw-w64 for Cygwin)

Mon Feb 1 00:48:00 GMT 2010

On 1/26/2010 23:31, JonY wrote:
> On 1/26/2010 23:07, Dave Korn wrote:
>> On 25/01/2010 04:16, JonY wrote:
>>> This could be changed in the upstream GCC with libw32stdc++-6 as 32bit
>>> mingw-w64 toolchain, libw64stdc++-6 as 64bit mingw-w64, and the normal
>>> libstdc++-6 for the toolchain. Now all 3 can live side by
>>> side.
>> That seems like a logical and consistent extension of the existing
>> cyg*-vs-lib* DLL namespacing convention.
>> cheers,
>> DaveK
> Hi,
> there is also a related bug with libgcc which does not use libtool. See
> <>.
> Basically, the same issue with mingw based toolchains using
> libgcc_s_<EH>-1.dll, clobbering each other on multilib mingw-w64 GCC
> installs.


packaging put on hold for awhile. I need to file some FSF copyright
papers before I can fix the DLL clash issue on GCC.

Sorry for the inconvenience.

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