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Date: Wed, 22 Nov 2000 16:32:37 -0800 (PST)
From: Earnie Boyd <earnie_boyd AT yahoo DOT com>
Subject: Re: Texinfo-4.0
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--- Christopher Faylor <cgf AT redhat DOT com> wrote:
> >
> >Like what?  How?  IMO, the confusion and breakage is with the way the specs
> are
> >now.
> 
> For people who are using gcc to compile Windows programs for one.  

I don't see this.  The -mno-cygwin switch would add the appropriate windows
defines.

> For
> another, I'm sure that there are packages out there that are actually
> doing the right thing for the wrong reason under 'ifdef WIN32' control.
> 

I've been using it for sometime and have built somewhere around 40 packages
with my changes to the specs file.  The unix version of tcl works nicely, of
course, tk requires X.

> However, I'm willing to be swayed on the issue.  If everyone else agrees
> that changing the default is the right decision, I'll be happy to do it.
> 

Speak up people or forever be quiet.

Cheers,

=====
Earnie Boyd
mailto:earnie_boyd AT yahoo DOT com

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