Autoconf 2.69 and mingw

Sebastian Huber sebastian.huber at
Sat Mar 23 08:26:21 UTC 2013

On 22/03/13 22:50, Chris Johns wrote:
> I am looking for a suitable solution to my delete problem. There are 
> also other problems, namely the -j option with make when Python 
> threads are running cause problems in MSYS so parallel building is 
> currently disabled.
> The solutions I have in mind, is to use Python or something other than 
> 'rm' to delete the source tree or look at using a minimal Cygwin shell 
> set up and to support cross-compiling the RTEMS tools. I am not 
> interested in Cygwin specific RTEMS tool sets only native Windows tool 
> sets. Cygwin is a long path to take because I need to create and test 
> it, how-ever it fixes the parallel build issue and will make building 
> faster. 

The fastest way to build the MinGW tools is a Linux -> MinGW cross 
compiler (Canadian Cross).

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