Longstanding __USE_W32_SOCKETS hiccup.

Brian Ford Brian.Ford@FlightSafety.com
Mon Aug 10 14:57:00 GMT 2009

On Fri, 7 Aug 2009, Dave Korn wrote:

> 2-  Rewrite Ada runtime on cygwin target from ground up to remove ming-isms.

I obviously haven't done my homework here, but I have to ask the obvious
question.  Why is a rewrite necessary?  Isn't there a way to simply reuse
the POSIXy code available for other targets rather than the Win32 mingw
portion?  It sounds so simple ;-).

Brian Ford
Staff Realtime Software Engineer
VITAL - Visual Simulation Systems
FlightSafety International
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