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Subject: Re: [boost] RE building boost (regex) in mingw
From: frederic.bron_at_[hidden]
Date: 2008-12-18 05:45:40

boost-bounces_at_[hidden] a écrit sur 18/12/2008 11:34:25 :
> frederic.bron_at_[hidden] wrote:
> >
> >> Just for curiosity: do you use the msys shell or do you use the dos
> >> command prompt to perform the compilation of your programs with mingw?
> >
> > 2 solutions: either from cygwin or from CodeBlocks which I think
> is similar to DOS.
> mh... I'm getting confused: mingw binaries can be used from cygwin? So
> you need to update the PATH to be sure the cygwin's binaries are not
> used, right?

No, there is a version of gcc/g++ mingw included in cygwin. The only thing to do is to add the compile and link flag -mno-cygwin. Then you get binaries that are purely win32 binaries.

> As for CodeBlocks, you mean the IDE

Yes. I build boost with cygwin-mingw and I then compile my application with CodeBlocks which comes with a version of mingw (in fact a collegue of mine does that as he is not so familiar with shells,

Frédéric Bron

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