[fpc-devel] Is it possible to remove dependency on cygwin from freepascal ?

Florian Klaempfl florian at freepascal.org
Wed Apr 29 10:08:20 CEST 2009

Bogusław Brandys schrieb:
> Marco van de Voort wrote:
>> In our previous episode, Bogusław Brandys said:
>>> Interesting.I have :
>>> D:\FPC\2.3.2\bin\i386-win32>fpc -i
>>> Free Pascal Compiler version 2.3.1
>>> Compiler Date      : 2009/04/27
>>> Compiler CPU Target: i386
>>> and:
>>> D:\FPC\2.3.2\bin\i386-win32>grep -i cygwin *
>>> Binary file cygiconv-2.dll matches
>>> Binary file cygncurses-8.dll matches
>>> Binary file cygwin1.dll matches
>>> Binary file gdb.exe matches
>>> Only gdb.exe need replacement ?
>> The IDE can be compiled with and without gdb. Releases typically have
>> GDB,
>> snapshots not. 
> oops,sorry. That was my mistake. I always make new snapshot from SVN and
> copy missing files from last release (which is used to compile SVN trunk
> version). So I guess there is no dependency on cygwin in SVN version !
> Great ! The listed gdb.exe is really mingw32 based, I don't know why
> cygwin is an dependency here, but I moved cygwn libs to other diectory
> and gdb still works.

... but not the debugger integrated into the text mode IDE ;)

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