Compile win64 filesys kernel module only with Cygwin tools?

Martin Wege
Thu Aug 10 12:42:24 GMT 2023

On Wed, Aug 9, 2023 at 10:04 PM Hans-Bernhard Bröker via Cygwin
<> wrote:
> Am 09.08.2023 um 21:17 schrieb Wendy Lin via Cygwin:
> > How can I compile
> >
> > with Cygwin gcc?
> You should not be trying to do that.
> That's deeply system-specific Windows code.  It has nothing to with
> POSIX, Cygwin or anything like that.
> For that you need a native Windows toolchain, and quite possibly some
> extra SDK packages from Microsoft to enable building them.  MinGW64
> (wether stand-alone, or the MSYS(2) hosted one, or the one hosted in
> Cygwin) might be able to do it.

I'd be very interested in this idea to (build *.sys kernel module with
minGW64). Has anyone ever tried to do that? Just from Googling PDB
(Windows Debug File Format) files will be absent, but that is all,


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