__CYGWIN__ ++ (RE: getuid() and root)

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Wed Sep 24 07:44:00 GMT 2003


On Tue, Sep 23, 2003 at 08:41:59PM +0200, Hannu E K Nevalainen (garbage mail) wrote:
> Current status as I've understood it is; As -mno-cygwin _ISN'T_ used
>  __CYGWIN__ and __CYGWIN32__ both will be #define 'd.
> 
> Now the big Q: What is the difference between those?

__CYGWIN__ is the correct one.  __CYGWIN32__ was the predecessor
(pre french revolution).  Kept for backward compatibility.

Corinna

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