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Re: [Mingw-msys] Strange path transformation with Emacs

On Friday 29 August 2008 19:10:44 Carlos-2 wrote:
> > seriously consider using Cygwin instead.  The MSYS System Builder
> > is not intended for such use; we do not tout it as an alternative
> > to Cygwin, (from which it is derived anyway, but it is a
> > derivative of an ancient Cygwin version).
> Ah, i did not knew that. This is interesting.
> I wont install MSYS sys builder then.
> Does it mean i could (possibly after some tweaking), use Cygwin to
> build MingW apps that have been auto-tooled ?

Yes, that is quite feasible, but you can also use MSYS for this 
purpose.  You do not need the System Builder to *use* MSYS; it is 
only necessary for those who *build* MSYS itself, (i.e. our own 
project developers).


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