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From "Farid Zaripov" <>
Subject RE: Patch for MinGW
Date Tue, 01 Jul 2008 10:50:56 GMT
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Martin Sebor [] On Behalf Of Martin Sebor
> Sent: Wednesday, June 25, 2008 7:07 AM
> To:
> Subject: Re: Patch for MinGW
> Hmm. So the differences are:
>    MinGW     _CRITICAL_SECTION       InterlockedXxx (long*)
>    Windows   _RTL_CRITICAL_SECTION   InterlockedXxx (volatile long*)
> I would be inclined to hardcode the name of the critical 
> section type. I'm less sure about the InterlockedXxx 
> argument. I wouldn't be surprised if MinGW followed in 
> Windows footsteps at some point in the future.

  If the MinGW maintainers will do that, they could rename

> Have you tried to find out from the maintainers of the project?

  I've found that they're fixed InterlockedXXX() argument issue in CVS

  So we should recover ATOMIC_OPS.cpp test to support old and new
releases of the MinGW.


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