XGGI Update

Suhaib Siddiqi ssiddiqi@inspirepharm.com
Tue Jan 4 04:01:00 GMT 2000

> kdmurthy@vsnl.com writes:
> >
> > This will be great for the DirectX based server also.
> Currently the
> > server is functional with VC-6 and should be portable
> to Mingw32.
> >
> > When we are at it, is there any how-to about compiling
> a VC program
> > under Mingw or cygwin? (Trying to find a easy way out).
> VC <-> Mingw is typically easy to trivial; the only
> gotchas are that
> VC code tends to expect MSVCRT runtime, which has slight
> differences
> from the CRTDLL runtime (and is an issue only if you're using the
> CRTDLL based Mingw GCC).
> VC <-> Cygwin is a completely different story of course.
> The runtimes
> are radically different, and potentially need large
> effort to do the
> port.

That is why I mentioned in my previous e-mails, that patching X code
for MingW32 is a lot more work then patching it for Cygwin.
Regardless I am working on it and would release it whenever


>For those who don't use VC specific constructs, and
> avoid the
> nonportable VC runtime-specific features, it should be
> reasonable.
> Regards,
> Mumit

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