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RE: Question about Cygwin OpenLDAP

> -----Original Message-----
> From: SerpentMage (Christian Gross) [mailto:mailing@devspace.com]
> Sent: Friday, September 05, 2003 1:47 PM
> To: mhardin@symas.com
> Subject: Re: Question about Cygwin OpenLDAP
> Matthew Hardin wrote:
> >I forgot to mention- We advise against using Cygwin due to its
> performance
> >overhead; using MinGW is better for real deployments.
> >
> >
> Ok... But it is an absolute pain to compile...  So in a sense you did
> answer the other part of my question, which was the MinGW compilation.
> I am in the process of converting the steps into a script, but it is not
> done yet.  Do you have the script locally?

Sorry, no. We did the steps once and maintain a build environment
specifically for that.

> The instructions about patching the gcc compiler, are they still
> relative?  MinGW and Cygwin seem to have moved on, and I am wondering
> how relevant all of those steps are.

The gcc compiler itself appears to have been fixed, but it is still
necessary to create the one-line script (mgcc) mentioned in the compilation

> Thanks
> Christian Gross