[RFC] setup: allow building with i686-w64-mingw32

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Fri Jun 1 10:37:00 GMT 2012

On Jun  1 12:20, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Jun  1 02:45, Yaakov (Cygwin/X) wrote:
> > Fedora has switched from the i686-pc-mingw32 toolchain to the
> > {i686,x86_64}-w64-mingw32 toolchains in F17.  This means that setup
> > cannot currently be built on F17.
> > 
> > The attached draft patch fixes most of the issues with the build.
> > (I just added the necessary mingw64-i686-* libraries to Ports.)
> > ntdll.h needs some more work though; perhaps JonY could provide some
> > input?
> Just ifdef out what's already defined?

Oh and, btw, I don't think it's required to support two compilers in the
long run.  If we can build setup with the Mingw64 compiler in future
only, than so be it.  I didn't upgrade to F17 yet, but it's just a matter
of time anyway.


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