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Re: [Mingw-msys] /usr automount [WAS: Recursive Directory Workaround]

On Thursday 03 April 2008 09:42:33 pm Greg Chicares wrote:
> 'cygwin1.dll' handles the posix emulation, which many *nix apps
> need. If you want to do without the dll, then you have to do
> without the posix emulation. Generally, that means rewriting the
> program to use the msw api instead: e.g., translating fork() to
> CreateProcess(), which is not always trivial. Some apps build
> OOTB because they're designed to work on multiple platforms, but
> that's by no means the universal practice.

so the only difference is the availability of the autotools?

Caleb Cushing

my blog http://xenoterracide.blogspot.com

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