cygwin 1.1.7

David Feustel
Mon Jan 8 15:32:00 GMT 2001

The cygwin dll is ~ 900 KB.
I think the dll, shell and file utils could easily
fit on a WinCE unit. GCC, etc probably
would not fit but probably could be done

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "DJ Delorie" <>
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Sent: Monday, January 08, 2001 6:22 PM
Subject: Re: cygwin 1.1.7

> > What are the chances of Cygwin creating a cross-compiler
> > toolchain to generate code for (and eventually migrate to)
> > WinCE?
> It's been done before, everything you need should be on sourceware.  I
> don't think anyone's done it *with* sourceware, though.  Good luck.
> Depending on the CE device, you'll want something like sh-pe or
> mips-pe targets.  You'll need gcc and binutils; newlib isn't used, nor
> is cygwin, which building this cross compiler.
> Don't expect to get past a cross compiler, though.  CE isn't big
> enough for cygwin.

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