Cross complie linux make files onto a windows 7 machine using PGI Cygwin

Larry Hall (Cygwin) reply-to-list-only-lh@cygwin.com
Fri Jun 10 01:11:00 GMT 2011


On 6/9/2011 3:35 PM, roba77 wrote:
>
> Hi Larry,
>
>    Thanks for your response, I am using the PGI compiler's bash shell, which
> I am told uses cygwin, but i may be way off. I do have a plain cygwin as
> well with the make module, and I get the same errors. I am assuming that
> what I am trying to do is simple for Cygwin, take a linux makefile and
> compile it through cygwin onto windows, is there extra synax I need to use
> for cross-compiling?

Using a makefile to build on a single platform is not what is typically
termed cross-compiling.  See:

<https://secure.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/wiki/Cross_compiler>

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Larry

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