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Re: [Mingw-cross-env-list] byteswap.h

From: Martin Lambers
Subject: Re: [Mingw-cross-env-list] byteswap.h
Date: Sun, 29 May 2011 17:26:34 +0200
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On 29/05/11 16:52, Volker Grabsch wrote:
> Martin Lambers schrieb:
>> The gnulib developers are currently working on a "libposix" feature that
>> would allow to install gnulib as a library:
>> http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-gnulib/2011-05/msg00608.html
>> Once a first version of this is released, it would make a very
>> interesting addition to Mingw-cross-env. By using an additional include
>> directory and linking with libposix one would get much of the POSIX API
>> with MinGW (and other systems).
> This is great news, and I fully agree that we should add this "libposix"
> package as soon as they release it. This would make MinGW an even better
> competitor for Cygwin.
> BTW, I hope they don't forget to provide a pkg-config script for it.

I would not bet on it, since some of the main gnulib developers do not
like pkg-config at all.


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