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Date: Sun, 18 Mar 2001 11:48:53 -0500
From: Earnie Boyd <earnie_boyd AT yahoo DOT com>
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Subject: Re: [Mingw-users] HOWTO setup cygwin's 'gcc -mno-cygwin' using mingw
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"Charles S. Wilson" wrote:
> 
> Earnie Boyd wrote:
> > If any library that is downloaded from the Cygwin official site also has
> > MinGW libraries then those libraries should go into /usr/lib/mingw/.
> 
> I don't think this will happen -- Chris seems opposed to increasing the
> size of "standard cygwin" packages by including mingw libs/binaries that
> most cygwin users won't use.  (And the truth is, I don't particularly
> WANT to do extra work packing up my cygwin ports of various libs... :-)
> 
> > Libraries not on the official site that also include MinGW libraries
> > should go into the /usr/local/lib/mingw/ directory.  GCC-2.95.2-9 has
> > been renovated to fit this model.
> 
> How has -9 been renovated?  Does it include /usr/local/lib/mingw as a
> system directory when -mno-cygwin?  

Yes.

> Next, what about dll's -- should
> they go into /usr/local/bin/mingw or just /usr/local/bin (for $PATH
> reasons; also, recall that cygwin dll's are prefixed by 'cyg' and mingw
> libs are not.)?  

I'd prefer /mingw/bin since it ain't Cygwin and it ain't going to
understand Cygwin paths.

> Finally, includes -- /usr/local/include/mingw?

Yes.

Earnie.

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