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Re: RE Patches
Sat, 21 Apr 2007 07:49:07 -0000
Don't buy a Windows C compiler (especially not MS Visual C++ - it
really sucks goats)
Take a look at MinGw, this allows you to run the free
best-in-the-world linux C compiler (gcc) under Windows and best of all
it will cost you nada.
--- In kicad-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "william ehlers" <ryvear@...> wrote:
> Just a question. Are all the patches and other bells and whistles, being
> applied to us Windoze users or is this a linux thing. If these
> being applied to both, does this mean I have to rebuild Kicad in the
> environment? If so, I will go out and buy a C compiler. If not, then
> I get these things patched into my windoze version of kicad.
> P.S. I would love to go to linux but most of my other software is not
> available in Linux. (Xilinx ISE, Quartus, ModelSim, and other various
> engineering tools). Maybe someday Linux will become a viable commercial
> tool. I truly do hope, this is not sarcasm.