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

Chris Faylor
Tue Jun 13 09:21:00 GMT 2000

It's being worked on.  Slowly.  In people's spare time.

The basic problem is that Mumit Khan is MIA for the time being.


On Tue, Jun 13, 2000 at 09:33:34AM -0600, Bruce E. Wampler wrote:
>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.

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