Which mingw-w64 version and packager? Is cygwin's ok?

Kai Nacke kai at redstar.de
Wed Mar 5 09:26:24 PST 2014

On Wednesday, 5 March 2014 at 17:25:26 UTC, Kai Nacke wrote:
> Hi Bruno!
> On Wednesday, 5 March 2014 at 13:50:43 UTC, Bruno Medeiros 
> wrote:
>> I'm trying out LDC for the first time (0.12.1).
>> I understand a recent version of mingw-w64 is required. I was 
>> looking at: http://mingw-w64.sourceforge.net/download.php
>> and I was wondering if the Cygwin versions are good? They seem 
>> recent enough (based on GCC 4.8.2?), but they don't support 
>> SEH and C11/C++11 threading AFAIK. Is that an issue for LDC?
> Even if a recent mingw-w64 package is required, LDC is only 
> supported on 32 bit. You can use the version mentioned in the 
> wiki (http://wiki.dlang.org/Building_LDC_on_MinGW_x86) - this 
> one is known to work. (Every newer build should work, too.)
> SEH support and C11/C++11 threading are not yet relevant.
> Regards,
> Kai

I forgot: cygwin is not supported!


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