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From Paul Querna <c...@force-elite.com>
Subject Re: Apache *PORTABLE* Runtime?
Date Thu, 25 Dec 2008 03:07:58 GMT
Philip M. Gollucci wrote:
> Paul Querna wrote:
>> I agree, and the interesting bit is that 95% of that patch is to 
>> autoconf, making it auto-detect stuff better, the portability is 
>> already there in the C code.
> Whats the deal with cygwin on Vista ?  I'm at least 'decent' with 
> autoconf, but I think vista is in the way of me doing anything.  In the 
> rare cases that I'm on windows its definitely something I want there.
> 
> I know I've compiled subversion 1.4.x from source there at one point.
> 
> 

Cygwin is a whole different ballgame.

IMO, MinGW+MSYS is the way to go, since we already have native win32 
code, there is no reason for another semi-broken indirection layer like 
Cygwin to just get in the way.

-Paul


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