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Re: [Chicken-hackers] [PATCH] Adjust `build-platform' and `software-vers

From: Evan Hanson
Subject: Re: [Chicken-hackers] [PATCH] Adjust `build-platform' and `software-version' values for Cygwin
Date: Mon, 19 Mar 2018 11:10:38 +1300

On 2018-03-18 20:05, Peter Bex wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 12, 2018 at 06:53:04PM +1300, Evan Hanson wrote:
> > If I understand the different versions of MinGW correctly (and it's
> > unlikely that I do...), there is both mingw32 ( and
> > mingw-w64 (, which are different things: the former
> > is the old name for "normal" MinGW (according to Wikipedia, anyway),
> > while the latter is a fork of that. So, using "mingw32" might be
> > misleading, since we define just the one feature for both of these
> > variants.
> If in doubt, keep it the way it is (so just "mingw32").  Like I said,
> that will make things easier for people porting from CHICKEN 4 to

Alright, the patch using "cygwin" and "mingw32" has been applied.

A `platform-word-size` procedure can be added in a later patch.

Thanks everyone.


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