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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <wr...@rowe-clan.net>
Subject Re: Apache *PORTABLE* Runtime?
Date Wed, 24 Dec 2008 18:38:40 GMT
carlo.bramix wrote:
> I believe that APR was never supported very well on mingw+msys. At least, it was not
in the last two years since I'm using it.

Nope; we periodically apply a group of patches, but none of the core
committers actually ran either cygwin or msys/mingw

> But hopefully (evidently, you have not checked APR carefully enough!) a full mingw+msys
port already exists in bugzilla:
> 
> https://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=46175

Yup - my own preference would be strong support for msys/mingw because
applying a portability layer (apr) on top of a portability layer (cygwin)
is a sort of silly exercise ;-)

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