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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-09-20 11:25:37

"Duft Markus" <Markus.Duft_at_[hidden]> writes:

> I must admit, that i never used gdb on cygwin, but it was a problem in
> my company, before i came in. I'm only there for porting from unix to
> win32, and since all other solutions didn't fit, i wrote wgcc. This
> doesn't meen that other solutions are bad or something, it's just that
> we have tons of code (our "toolsbox" consists of 115 projects, and
> needs about 7 hours to build on my computer - and this is just the
> basis of our real projects) which need to be built without much
> porting effort, or i would go crazy.
> On the other hand debugging in visual studio is very comfortable. We
> all debugged in gdb, and on unix platforms, it will still stay
> standard (haha, there's nothing else i think, that could be used there
> ;o)), but on windows platforms, visual studio is simply *better*.

Very true. I'm just not sure it's enough better to justify the effort
you've gone to...but it's your party!

> At least thats my (and i think *our*, at the company) opinion. With
> MinGW, there is the debug info problem left over,

What debug info problem?

Dave Abrahams
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