[fpc-pascal] RE: 64 bit cross binutils on a 32 bit OS

waldo kitty wkitty42 at windstream.net
Thu Apr 11 19:22:14 CEST 2013

On 4/11/2013 10:14, leledumbo wrote:
>> Anyhow, there is no cygwin target for Free Pascal,
> neither win32 nor win64.
> Could I ask what for? Cygwin is Unix emulation layer on M$ Windows, what is
> it good for when you can target Windows natively?

not that i use either but...

why use cygwin when mingw is available?

what is the difference between the two?

can i compile an app with either one and then run that app natively on 
winwhatever /without/ having to install either cygwin or mingw?

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