Mail Archives: cygwin-apps/2002/04/26/12:30:42
Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 26, 2002 at 08:28:32AM -0400, Earnie Boyd wrote:
> >This is good. IMO, there should be no binaries not dependent on
> >cygwin1.dll in the /bin a.k.a. /usr/bin and that the /bin and /usr/bin
> >directories be marked as --cygwin-executable. One reason for doing this
> >is that it speeds the execution process for spawning by avoiding win32
> Yeah, there are now two binaries in /usr/bin, et al that are non-cygwin:
> strace and cygcheck. If you have /bin and /usr/bin mounted with -X, it should speed
> up execution of programs in that directory but it will screw up operation
> of strace.exe and cygcheck.exe.
> I don't know how to fix that. Maybe there should be a /usr/ncbin or something.
Yes, exactly. It's what I do for MSYS but the directory is /mingw/bin.
> >Well, if you had a mingw32-gcc (cygwin hosted, mingw32 targeted) then
> >you could use that instead of `gcc -mno-cygwin'.
> This would complicate the cygwin build process. We will always need
ln -s ld.exe mingw32-ld.exe
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