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[Lzip-bug] Re: Version 1.11-rc4 of lzip released

From: JonY
Subject: [Lzip-bug] Re: Version 1.11-rc4 of lzip released
Date: Wed, 11 Aug 2010 00:38:50 +0800
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On 8/10/2010 23:57, Tilman Hausherr wrote:
An alternative might be _WIN32 if you don't want to use anything
MS-specific. This is defined for Microsoft (even when compiled for 64
bit) and Borland and watcom according to google. And its not defined on



the problem is that it might bite Cygwin users. _WIN32 isn't normally defined for cygwin gcc, until a windows specific header gets pulled in.

Cygwin maintainers say using _WIN32 for this purpose is an abuse, not that I want to argue with them.

I suggest just putting __MINGW32__ and _MSC_VER, we don't know what Borland or Watcom compilers are capable of.

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