Is -mno-cygwin support being removed????

Bruce E. Wampler
Tue Jun 13 08:34:00 GMT 2000

I've gone over all the past messages in this group, and have found
no solution.

As far as I can tell, the -mno-cygwin option is useless in the
latest net release version because it leads to the
undefined symbol _impure_ptr at ld time.

Given the net release is a couple of months old, that this
problem was discussed over a month ago, and that nothing has
been done, and that no work around has been posted means

    NO ONE USES OR CARES about the -mno-cygwin option

If the cygwin version of gcc is going to support -mno-cygwin,
then the fact that it doesn't work at all in the latest release
should be a MAJOR issue.

Does the fact that cygwin is now Red Hat mean that
support for non-cygwin apps is now going to go away?

Cygwin folks - be honest with us. Let us know if
you are dropping -mno-cygwin support so we can move on
and support the real MinGW project and quit wasting our
time on the cygwin release.

Bruce E. Wampler, Ph.D.

Author of the V C++ GUI Framework


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