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Re: [Mingw-msys] forking issue on Windows XP?




Hi,

On Thu, 14 Feb 2008, Torsten Schlabach wrote:

> I think I was suffering from the misconception that MSYS was something 
> like a "Linux on Windows" system, i.e. it was comparable with a Linux 
> distro.

You might want to use Cygwin instead.  MingW is meant to compile programs 
as native Win32 programs, not as POSIX programs.  With Cygwin, you get a 
POSIX emulation layer, which makes it trivial to "port" POSIX programs, at 
the cost of some runtime speed.

Hth,
Dscho


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