Extreme newbie here...

Ross Smith ross.s@ihug.co.nz
Sat Jun 10 15:34:00 GMT 2000

From: "Carl Thompson" <cet@carlthompson.net>
> Ross Smith wrote:
> > 
> > From: "Carl Thompson" <cet@carlthompson.net>
> > >
> > > (Cygwin did have the ability to generate Windows programs, but it is
> > > unfortunately broken in recent releases.)
> > 
> > Could you amplify please? I don't recall seeing anything about this
> > on the list. (I just tried a very simple Windows program and it worked
> > OK, but of course it probably didn't exercise whatever it is that's
> > broken.)
> Exceptions don't work, doesn't pull in the right includes for non Cygwin,
> "g++ -mno-cygwin" links with Cygwin DLL anyway.  I think all of these are
> being worked on, though.

Oh. I knew about those, but didn't realise that was what you meant.
I took the reference to "Windows programs" to mean "programs with a
GUI"; did you mean -mno-cygwin?

Ross Smith <ross.s@ihug.co.nz> The Internet Group, Auckland, New Zealand
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