How important is Cygwin support for host tools?
joel at rtems.org
Thu May 30 13:00:56 UTC 2019
On Thu, May 30, 2019, 7:46 AM Joel Sherrill <joel at rtems.org> wrote:
> On Thu, May 30, 2019, 7:41 AM Jiri Gaisler <jiri at gaisler.se> wrote:
>> Does anyone still use Cygwin for RTEMS development? The reason I ask is
>> that I have some portability issues for sis (no async I/O on sockets in
>> Cygwin) and I would like to avoid some ugly workarounds if possible. In
>> the age of virtualization and even WSL in Win 10, do we still need
>> Cygwin ...?
> There are still users on Cygwin and we test there periodically to avoid
> It would be nice to see sis work on Cygwin but I understand if it won't.
Let me clarify. If native Cygwin is too much of a pain, it would be
sufficient to work with msys2. Anything built in that environment should
work in any Windows environment.
We would just need to make sure any Cygwin tool instructions tell you how
to build it.
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