Cross-compiling for i686-pc-mingw32

Charles Wilson
Sat Aug 7 15:58:00 GMT 2010

On 8/7/2010 9:45 AM, Sisyphus wrote:
> With cygwin-1.5.25 I can cross-compile libraries for native win32 by
> starting with the following configure command:
> ./configure --host=i686-pc-mingw32 --build=i686-pc-cygwin CC='gcc
> -mno-cygwin' host_alias=i686-pc-mingw32
> and that has worked fine on the few occasions that I've tried it.
> However, with cygwin-1.7.5, it doesn't work.

For now, use CC='gcc-3 -mno-cygwin'. Soon you'll be able to use a real,
honest-to-god cross compiler version of gcc-4 instead (e.g.


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