mingw32-gcc and posix paths

Earnie Boyd earnie@users.sourceforge.net
Thu Aug 30 19:22:00 GMT 2012

On Thu, Aug 30, 2012 at 6:10 AM, Sven Köhler wrote:
> Am 29.08.2012 18:08, schrieb thoni56:
>> "i686-w64-mingw32-gcc" (which it is in my cygwin) works perfectly. Thanks!
> That is actually not MinGW (formely known as mingw32),

It is no such thing.  It is known as MinGW.org.

> but MinGW-w64 (a
> new project, independent from the "old" MinGW32 project).
> That's why JonY pointed you at i686-pc-mingw32-gcc, which is the old
> MinGW (but not MinGW-w64) compiler.
> http://www.mingw.org/
> http://mingw-w64.sourceforge.net/
> If you have a choice, I'd recommend MinGW-w64 since the project is very
> alive and JonY provides regular updates of the cygwin packages.

We are as much alive as this adjunct mingw-w64 project is.

Sorry list, I could not let this slide by unchallenged.

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