Subject: Re: [Boost-build] possible bug when cross compiling linux->windows
From: Bo Jensen (jensen.bo_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-07-01 08:39:54
On Thu, Jul 1, 2010 at 11:23 AM, Moritz Hassert <mhassert_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Bo Jensen wrote:
>> Ok, I have a comment not completely build system related.
>> I would actually like to cross compile my project also, but I ran into
>> a lot issues with mingw wchar support, which I think is broken. How do
>> you deal with this, if you use wchar at all ?
> At the moment I make little usage of wchar but that will likely change in the
> future. So I'm very interested in your experiences.
> Until now I never heard of any mingw/wchar issues. The only difference I know
> of is wchar having only 16bit on windows/mingw instead of 32bit on linux.
> What problems did you run into?
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You cannot use wchar on windows, or at best limited support. Compiling
my code was impossible so I had to change to intel.
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