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RE: different CVS_SERVER for different hosts


From: Shaun Tancheff
Subject: RE: different CVS_SERVER for different hosts
Date: Thu, 30 Oct 2003 17:35:50 -0600

> Paul Edwards wrote:
> "Derek Robert Price" <address@hidden> wrote in message 
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> > Paul Edwards wrote:
> >
> > | BTW, "a lot of platforms" currently doesn't even include gcc
> > |
> > |under Windows 98, despite the fact that this particular 
> environment 
> > |is both C89 and Posix.
> > |
> > |I don't know how it is possible to write an application 
> that is C89 
> > |and Posix compliant, that fails to run out of the box on a 
> platform 
> > |that is C89 and Posix compliant.
> > |
> > |But where there's a will, there's a way.
> >
> > CVS can still be compiled on Windows under CygWin using GCC 
> or under 
> > MSVC.
> 
> Really?  Is that just missing from the Windows/NT README 
> then? Do you know what the procedure for compiling is?

The same for all cygwin builds.

> > I never even realized that GCC had been ported to Windows in a 
> > standalone manner.
> 
> There are multiple ports.
> 
> And in fact, what I would also like is to be able to have my 
> 32-bit DOS-extended version back again.  I used to have CVS 
> compiling under that environment.  Using EMX 0.9b.  I can't 
> remember which version I what I needed to do to get that working.

I always treated EMX synonmous with OS/2. 
The last EMX I used was .9c patch 4 IIRC. [a 1.11.2 based, emx-new].
The patches/source is available via FTP from hobbes.nmsu.edu.

> > We can't fix bugs and inconsistencies without bug reports and bug 
> > reports can be hard to verify without exact hardware and software 
> > combinations.
> >
> > If you'd like to buy me the computers w/your desired 
> operating systems 
> > and pay for my time, I'd be happy to set up nightly testing on 
> > whatever platforms you like.
> 
> The platform is an arbitrary and unspecified platform that is 
> 100% ISO C conforming and 100% Posix library conforming.
> 
> It doesn't have any Unix-like shell.
> 
> So long as the application itself conforms to the two 
> applicable standards, it should compile out of the box.  At 
> least each source file should compile anyway (in the same way 
> that a "hello, world" program will compile).  I don't mind 
> writing a batch file to compile each source file in turn and 
> then linking it at the end.
> 
> BFN.  Paul.
> 
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