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From "Bing Swen" <bs...@pku.edu.cn>
Subject Re: httpd win64 "project" sources/makefiles [was:...binaries]
Date Mon, 03 Nov 2008 14:42:52 GMT
"Dan Poirier" <poirier@pobox.com> wrote on 2008-11-3 21:13

> William A. Rowe, Jr. said the following on 11/03/2008 07:32 AM:
>>
>> Lets look to supporting [name your favorite IDE] as a bigger picture
>> item not specific to windows, and to transition away from .dsp for
>> the build/ide view support.
>
> Re: windows, aren't there one or more ports of gcc?  Would something like 
> that be worth considering as a more stable build solution than MS's tools?

There is a runtime library issue. Most GCC ports do not generate object code 
that can be linked with the necessary WinAPI runtime lib's. e.g, httpd needs 
to link to lots of MS C startup libraris to use the file system, socket API, 
IOCP, etc.

Bing 



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