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From: Vincent N. Virgilio (virgilio_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-04-02 19:39:32

Hi David,

David Abrahams wrote:

> The idea was for people like me who want to test no-cygwin builds
> along with cygwin builds, as though they were separate toolsets. For
> that I want a non-free feature, I think.

I am thinking along these lines too, as if cygwin vs no-cygwin was a
choice between toolsets.

But perhaps it's more a choice between runtime supports?

GNU Autotools handles this with a "configuration name":
cpu-[manufacturer-]kernel-operating system, where manufacturer is
optional. You could imagine cygwin or no-cygwin substituted for
operating system. Here is more detail:

Is there a parallel concept in BB? Are there similar issues elsewhere in BB?


Vince Virgilio

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