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Re: [Mingw-users] Question: Where do mingw version conflicts enter?

On 12/6/2015 5:51 PM, Greg Jung wrote:
> I am trying to build a mingw-org platform, and I am tempted to bring in
> some library dependencies
> from a mingw-w64 distribution I have.  These will be installed in
> /mingw/opt/ and kept separate, as well
> as any packages I build.  All of these are built with gcc 4.8.1, win32,
> dwarf2 ( if that makes any difference,
> since they are mostly C libraries and not C++).
> I know I'm playing with fire ... am I likely to get burned?

Maybe, maybe not.  It is yet to be seen.

>   Specifically, are these libraries likely to call on mingw-w64 CRT and
> encounter conflicts when linked with
> mainly minw-org CRT? 

Since both use MSVCRT.DLL then the CRT is the same.  Just stay away from
threading you'll probably incur penalties if you need to use threads.

> Is there a way to discover a mingw dependency in a binary file?



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