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RE: Bug report: Compile with Microsoft and Intel compiler

From: Earnie Boyd
Subject: RE: Bug report: Compile with Microsoft and Intel compiler
Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2005 23:21:54 +0000

On 2:48:02 pm 2005-04-28 "Paul D. Smith" <address@hidden> wrote:
> %% Jerker Bäck <address@hidden> writes:
>   jb> ??? You mean to make an empty "dummy" unistd.h for Windows
>   jb> machines in w32/include or create a custom windows unistd.h?
> Your   jb> great suggestion of using "HAVE_STDLIB" instead of all
> these #if   jb> defined(...) is enough, I think, at least for the MS
>   jb> compiler.
> For the MS compiler maybe.  But that's not the model that GNU autoconf
> uses.  They don't test for platforms, they test for individual
> features.  In the UNIX world it's quite possible to have a system
> where getenv() is there, but not strerror(), etc. so a single #define
> for "STDLIB" is not expressive enough.

Which is why I created MSYS.  MSYS provides a minimal system to execute
configure for a native target.  The default target is MINGW32 but that can
be changed if desired by simply defining an environment variable.


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