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Re: [Mingw-msys] Re: Howto obtain a full Windows path from a shell command?

> > patch included as I basically replaced all __CYGWIN__
> with 
> > __MSYS__
> Yes, I also succeeded to build GCC 3.4.4 for MSYS (C and
> C++), by using 
> the Cygwin patches found on the Cygwin source package for
> GCC 3.4.4. I 
> also took the chance to update binutils as well.

I have used the binutils package that's shared on MSYS Phoenix website.
> Lately, I am focusing on creating suitable source packages
> (original 
> sources + cygwin patches + msys patches + build script). I
> plan to offer 
> them as an optional add-ons to the msysDVLPR environment.

That would be nice as on compiler side MSYS has been lacking for a long time. And my builds are at best very experimental.
> The compiler is able to bootstrap itself, so there is a
> good chance it 
> is really fully functional.

With my builds bootstrapping should work as well.

> > GCC 3.2.3 on Phoenix' website works quite nicely as
> I've managed
> > to build a working MSYS dll with it.
> This, I wasn't able to do. With my self-built GCC 3.4.4,
> the dll is 
> built, but existing MSYS applications just exit immediately
> when run. I 

I think Cygwin was updated at some point to get it working with GCC 3.4. I haven't been following Cygwin progress closely so I might be wrong.



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