[Dev-luatex] Major commit today

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Fri Aug 11 21:05:57 CEST 2006


Taco Hoekwater wrote:
> Hi Thanh,
>
> Thanh Han The wrote:
>   
>> Hi Taco,
>>
>> I find the djgpp cross compiler much easier to use than
>> mingw32. The binary produced by mingw32 is probably faster,
>> however using djgpp cross compiler is almost the same as the
>> native compiler. If you are interested I can send the
>> package (its building was rather lengthy).
>>     
the ming binaries are compact and fast
>
> Thanks for the offer, but it works fine now. I now have unified
> sources with a bunch of #ifdef __MINGW32__  statements thrown in,
> and the only things that don't compile for win are IPC (the dvi
> output to a named pipe) and regular expressions (don't have a
> cross-compiled regex library yet).
>   
but we don't need that one, do we?
> The latter one is simple to fix, don't know about the former
> one. I am not even sure if named pipes _can_ work on windows.
>   
there is a pipe mechanism so ask fanrice when he's back from vacation 

Hans 

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