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Subject: [boost] mingw use cases (Was: [build] is still broken)
From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-10-28 03:20:49

On 26.10.2013 12:39, Stephan T. Lavavej wrote:
> [Vladimir Prus]
>> >suppose I was living in a cave, and all I've got is Windows XP 32-bit. If
> I try
>> >your archive I get error that the binaries are 64-bit bits. Does that mean
>> >I'm out of luck? Or I can use either 'standard' mingw or build your
> distribution
>> >for 32-bits?
> My distro 10.4 (see the big table at the bottom of my page) was 32-bit.
> It'll probably work on XP, but I can't guarantee that.

I've tried 10.4 and it works. Now time for next level of confusion - your patch touches but
I don't really know how to execute it. Running it directly as "" obviously does not work,
and I don't see any "sh" binary for "sh" to work. I notice that bootstrap.bat does not
work either, even though I though it should pick mingw from PATH.

So - what ways of using mingw do we want to have supported?

- Volodya

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