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Re: Targeting MSVCR90.DLL c runtime with MinGW


I know that Brian will go faster than me at this (I even didn't know what an spec file was, and I've
been cross-compiling gccs for a decade now…), 

But I still want to row as I can on this boat :-),
Dick, where did you put the patch? , I will try to build it from an standard 32bit Debian
and see where do we get. 

Miguel Angel Ajo
skype: ajoajoajo

On 05/02/2013, at 21:05, Dick Hollenbeck <dick@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>> Thank-you for the information Dick.
>> I use several Ubuntu and Debian VM's on my Win64 PC, so no problem.
>> I wonder why I bother running things on the Windows OS really, I mean a Linux VM that's
>> given 4Gb RAM and 4 cores certainly rips along on my PC so really native linux apps are
>> not a problem to run.
>> I see open source being able to take the decision not to bother running on all OS's
>> natively very soon. I mean I could easily run KiCad on a Linux VM. Why cant VirtualBox
>> just be a pre-requisite of running the software? Perhaps I'm just where you were years ago!?
>> I'm certainly not interested in anything autotools, especially on Windows. I've read
>> books on autotools and done projects with autotools, and I hated every minute of it. I
>> really like CMake, it's such a massive improvement.
>> I can do any testing you need doing on Windows, just shout. Thanks again for all your
>> efforts, they are appreciated by many people!
>> Best Regards, Brian.
> Your participation and communications convey a clear message of competence.  
> And thanks very much for your commitment to teamwork.
> It is extremely appreciated, as I am not a Windows user so my work in this is clearly not
> for me.
> It is nice knowing somebody else can both grasp and carry on at the right time.
> Dick
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