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Re: [Mingw-msys] Very basic newbie Q?




On 9/8/2011 5:47 PM, Teemu Nätkinniemi wrote:

> Compiling GCC 4.x with MSYS is very difficult (especially libstdc++) as 
> MSYS' Newlib is missing some essential things.
> 
> A recommendation: use Cygwin's sources for GCC and Binutils as a base 
> when compiling a new toolchain for MSYS2.

Oh, yes, I forgot to mention: when you "update" your tree to modern
cygwin-1.7 sources, you ALSO have to update the underlying newlib -- and
apply all necessary msys-ization patches to IT.  cygwin-1.7 requires a
lot of stuff from "modern" newlib.

--
Chuck


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