[patch]: Decouple cygwin building from in-tree mingw/w32api building

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Mon Oct 22 12:25:00 GMT 2012

On Oct 22 08:00, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 22, 2012 at 10:29:13AM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >On Oct 22 00:09, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> >Yeah, since the changes to the configury separate Cygwin from mingw and
> >w32api, staying in src/winsup is no problem at all.  I always thought
> >mingw is part of the src tree for gcc bootstrap reasons.
> winsup is not part of the gcc source tree in SVN.  So, if it is
> necessary for bootstrapping it must have to be pulled in separately
> anyway.
> And, if we're talking about moving cygwin entirely to w64api then I
> don't see how it could be part of the gcc bootstrap.

I meant bootstrap of a mingw toolchain.  I don't know.  I just thought
this was the original reason.


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