gcc version 3.3.1 (cygming special)

chris caj@cs.york.ac.uk
Mon Sep 22 14:49:00 GMT 2003

Corinna Vinschen wrote:

>On Mon, Sep 22, 2003 at 02:36:32PM +0300, Alex Vinokur wrote:
>>------ Cygwin ------
>>$ gcc foo.c -o foo1.exe
>>$ gcc foo.c  -mno-cygwin -o foo2.exe
>>------ MinGW ------
>>$ gcc foo.c -o foo3.exe
>>1. What is the difference between foo1.exe and foo2.exe?
>>2. Is there any difference between foo2.exe and foo3.exe?
>Call cygcheck foo[123].exe.
Just to add to this. For whatever reasons, I have found mingw 
executables to be slightly, but measurably faster (this was done some 
time ago). Also openGL applications seem to run much smoother under 
mingw than cygwin (could just be me / my very messed up computer tho)

Although of course if you use mingw, you lose all of cygwin's emulatory 

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