MSYS mode (continue)

Charles Wilson cygwin@cwilson.fastmail.fm
Thu Jul 25 18:33:00 GMT 2013


On 7/25/2013 2:20 PM, Charles Wilson wrote:
> On 7/25/2013 11:02 AM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>> This isn't relevant.  The idea is to have a different crt0.o which
>> allows to get the MSYS specific functionaily by building an application.
>> against it.  This does not reduce the necessity to patch applications
>> which require special functionality like a DOS-path-resistant make.
>
> Ah, but you're assuming that the app itself is *recompiled* so that it
> links a different crt0.o.  I interpreted your statement:
>      "The advantage being that the executable could run in
>       an MSYS and a Cygwin environment, whatever it happens
>       to be dropped into."
> to mean "the exact same binary".  That misunderstanding is what led to
> most of the confusion below.
>
> My point is, I don't think *that* would work, for all the reasons I
> detailed.

Wait, ignore the rest of the previous message. I think I get where 
you're going now, but I'll need to think on it some more.

Going to be AFK for a day or so, tho...

--
Chuck





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