rdmurray at bitdance
May 24, 2012, 7:11 AM
Post #3 of 3
On Thu, 24 May 2012 08:45:30 -0500, Brian Curtin <brian [at] python> wrote:
Re: possible bug in distutils (Mingw32CCompiler)?
[In reply to]
> On Thu, May 24, 2012 at 7:03 AM, Sturla Molden <sturla [at] molden> wrote:
> > Mingw32CCompiler in cygwincompiler.py emits the symbol -mno-cygwin.
> > This is used to make Cygwin's gcc behave as mingw. As of gcc 4.6 it is not
> > recognized by the mingw gcc compiler itself, and causes as crash. It should
> > be removed because it is never needed for mingw (in any version), only for
> > cross-compilation to mingw from other gcc versions.
> > Instead, those who use CygwinCCompiler or Linux GCC to "cross-compile" to
> > plain Win32 can set -mno-cygwin manually. It also means -mcygwin should be
> > removed from the output of CygwinCCompiler.
> > I think...
> Please report bugs to http://bugs.python.org so they don't get lost in
> email. The relevant people will be notified or assigned if a bug is
It was already reported by someone else:
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