florian-zeitz at lycos.de
Sun Nov 27 11:54:46 CST 2005
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Reinhard Tartler schrieb:
> On 11/27/05, Mike Hearn <mike at plan99.net> wrote:
>>You don't have to use VC++ to build Windows binaries, that's a bizarre
>>idea. You can use cross-compilers to do it on Linux just as well.
>>I've built Win32 PE binaries on Linux before, it's actually quite easy.
>>Now whether the Mozilla build system specifically can cope with that, I
>>don't know. But that's an unrelated problem.
> Interesting. What kind of cross compiler would you need in wine then?
> Are there any distribtions already shipping such a cross compiler? If
> wine is going to do this, we should make sure that we can actually
> build those binaries. Or did I miss something important at this point?
mingw32 ("Minimalist GNU win32 (cross) compiler") is already in
universe. I'd guess he is talking about something like this.
I doubt that it can build more complicated Windows applications, but as
long as wine upstream only includes appliacations that it can build, I
don't really see a problem.
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