Removed: mingw.org toolchain

Lee ler762@gmail.com
Tue Mar 22 00:43:00 GMT 2016


Thank you
Lee

On 3/21/16, JonY  wrote:
> On 3/22/2016 03:12, Lee wrote:
>> On 3/17/16, Yaakov Selkowitz wrote:
>>> The old mingw.org (i686-pc-mingw32) toolchain has been removed from the
>>> Cygwin distribution.  It was unmaintained (both upstream and downstream)
>>> and limited to 32-bit support.
>>>
>>> Users who wish to cross-compile for native Windows should use the
>>> mingw64-* ({i686,x86_64}-w64-mingw32) toolchains instead.
>>
>> I'd like to cross-compile to native Windows 32 bit executables.  So
>> I'd install mingw64-i686-gcc-core even tho it says "GCC for Win64
>> toolchain" - correct?
>>
>
> Yes, this is correct (I should fix this).
>
>> And then ./configure  --host=i686-w64-mingw32
>> or use some other host value?
>>
>
> This is correct.
>

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