Please test snapshots of the coming R9C

Joachim Durchholz joachim.durchholz@REDACTED
Fri Jul 11 10:50:46 CEST 2003

Kent Boortz wrote:
> Joachim Durchholz <joachim.durchholz@REDACTED> writes:
>>>Note that in R9C you can build the Windows binary from source.
>>>You need Microsoft Visual C++ and some free tools like Cygwin.
>>>The Windows build instructions are in "$SRCROOT/README.win32".
>>Will there be a version that compiles just with Cygwin?
>>(And, preferrably, emits code that uses mingw32, i.e. doesn't use the
>>cygwin DLL...)
> I was not clear, the resulting binary is a true windows application,
> not a Cygwin application. The cygwin DLL is not used in by the
> resulting Erlang application.

Actually I didn't expect that - MSVC++ doesn't emit code that relies on 
Cygwin :-)

> Adding support for using mingw32 instead of Visual C++ is a task for
> the Erlang OpenSource community I think ;-)

Ah well... I'll have  to try it out.


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