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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] What needs fixing for MinGW
From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-05-01 15:20:17

On level, Cygwin is separate value of target-os feature, so if filesystem treats its identically to windows this is probably problem with filesystem library. On the other hand, I don't really know what percentage of users actually care about Cygwin these days and why.

- Volodya

On 01.05.2012, at 23:05, Frédéric Bron <frederic.bron_at_[hidden]> wrote:

>> For quite a while, we had users complaining about Boost.Build operation in
>> Windows with MinGW.
> Hi,
> is cygwin part of this topic?
> because cygwin is broken for a long time now because it is considered
> that cygwin=windows but it should be cygwin=posix. In particular,
> filesystem does not work well. With V2 it was possible to manually
> configure with macro definitions but not with V3 (POSIX_PATH,
> But all this is not mingw so I fair it is not in the scope of your message.
> Frédéric
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