Advice on setting Cygwin build parameters for OpenSC.

cyg Simple
Sun Sep 9 03:41:00 GMT 2018

On 9/6/2018 12:25 PM, Csaba Raduly wrote:
> Hi Andrey,
> On Thu, Sep 6, 2018 at 3:59 PM, Andrey Repin  wrote:
>> Greetings, dwhobrey!
>>> Thank you for the feedback.
>>> WND would be _WIN32 builds.
>> If you are going for native builds, why using Cygwin in the first place?
>> If you still want to use Cygwin for building, you have to install
>> cross-compilers and properly specify target host.
> In OpenSC's  build system (,  the Cygwin-specific parts
> are 10-11 years old.
> "cygwin native = yes" means the old-style Mingw build ( -mno-cygwin )

The -mno-cygwin has been dead for a few several years now.  The option
is no longer available in current GCC.  You now install the
{x86_64,i686}-w64-mingw32 cross compilers and specify
--host={x86_64,i686}-w64-mingw32 when you configure.

> to create native Win32 programs/libraries,
> whereas "cygwin native = no" means generating Cygwin programs/libraries
> (with CRYPTOKI_FORCE_WIN32 being forcibly - and probably incorrectly - defined).

So to get Cygwin specific build you just don't specify the --host option.

The change to and supporting .m4 files is up to you.  But
-mno-cygwin isn't available if you plan to use current GCC regardless.

cyg Simple

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