Re: How to use CMake with cygwin/mingw toolchain?
- Date: Fri, 20 Oct 2017 16:31:51 +0200
- From: Arjen Markus <arjen.markus895@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: How to use CMake with cygwin/mingw toolchain?
That's the one indeed - I have no experience with the MinGW
distribution under Cygwin though. Perhaps I should try that one too
2017-10-20 16:25 GMT+02:00 Peter Quiring <pquiring@xxxxxxxxx>:
> Hi Arjen,
> I'm talking about the mingw that is included with cygwin, not the
> standalone version.
> I assume you use mingw-w64.org but some of it's packages are too old.
> The mingw that is included with cygwin is updated more frequently, but
> it lacks a version of cmake.
> Try running the cygwin setup.exe and search for "mingw" and you'll see
> all the toolchains plus all the precompiled libraries. Very nice.
>>I am not sure I understand all the details, but I have been using
>>CMake under Cygwin and MinGW-w64/MSYS2 (I have to be complete here)
>>for quite a few years now. Both Cygwin and MinGW-w64/MSYS2 have their
>>own versions of CMake, so I use those.
>>Do you mean to cross-compile?
>>2017-10-20 14:50 GMT+02:00 Peter Quiring <pquiring@xxxxxxxxx>:
>>> What is the current process to use the mingw toolchain that is
>>> included with cygwin?
>>> There use to be a -mno-cygwin option used with gcc.
>>> The mingw versions have x86_64-w64-mingw32- or i686-w64-mingw32- added
>>> to their exe names. Currently I just use these directly but I want to
>>> use cmake.
>>> Cygwin also includes cmake. How would I configure it to use the mingw
>>> toolset that is included with cygwin? I also see some Qt5 *.cmake
>>> modules included in the Qt5 libraries for mingw.
>>> Would it be possible to include a version of cmake built for mingw?
>>> Peter Quiring
> Peter Quiring
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