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

Florian Klaempfl florian at freepascal.org
Wed Apr 29 10:08:55 CEST 2009


Daniël Mantione schrieb:
> 
> 
> Op Tue, 28 Apr 2009, schreef Vincent Snijders:
> 
>> Tomas Hajny schreef:
>>> On Tue, April 28, 2009 12:13, sakesun roykiatisak wrote:
>>>>>> Is it possible to remove dependency on cygwin from freepascal ?
>>>> To make it clear, I actually mean "remove dependency on some cygwin
>>>> utilities"
>>>> Fpc compiler is not based on cygwin, however.
>>>>
>>>> Sorry if this could cause some confusion to some new freepascal user.
>>>
>>> As far as I know, the most prominent place causing cygwin dependency on
>>> Win32 is the GDB debugger (and its library form used by FP IDE).
>>
>> The stand-alone debugger gdb distributed with fpc is not cygwin, but
>> mingw32.
> 
> Did someone ever try to build a libgdb under mingw32?

Yes, there is even a bug report discussing it (it doesn't work).



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