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RE: distinguishing cygwin from mingw binaries




From: Hans-Bernhard Bröker
> That's a bit too rough.  Something like
> 
> 	cygcheck ./foo.exe  | grep cygwin1.dll
> or	ldd ./foo.exe | grep cygwin1.dll
> 
> would be more precise.

Appreciate the improved tests. Thanx!

> > One of my wishes for Cygwin is for the "file" command to make the
> distinction.
> 
> Well, SHTDI. IOW: please don't feel as if anybody were keeping you from
> constructing a 'file' rule that achieves that, and offering it to the
> public.  ;-)

Of course. Just expressing a wish in case someone with more know-how
than I has their interest piqued by the idea.

--Ken Nellis

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