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From Ian Holsman <i...@apache.org>
Subject Re: APR Binaries
Date Wed, 06 Mar 2002 03:22:55 GMT
William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
> At 04:14 AM 3/5/2002, you wrote:
> 
>>To build APR is not that difficult.  On the Windows platform you either 
>>need MSVC or cygwin.
>>
> 
> Please be advised;
> 
> the cygwin build is NOT a win32 platform build - it uses the cygwin emulation
> layer, with all it's beauty and blemishes :)

hmm.. didn't Borland release their C compiler for free a while ago?
any idea on if Borland would read MSVC's makefile.win and work ?

..Ian

> 
> We would -certainly- entertain the mingw32 patches to build the native win32
> binaries based on mingw.  Admittedly, that may be more difficult with the 
> native
> APIs we use internally, but I suspect it's doable.
> 
> I'll be happy to review any mingw build script here, just follow the usual
> guidelines [diff -u3, prefer cvs diff -u3 against the current tree.]
> 
> Bill
> 
> 
> 




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