[mythtv] Windows port

Jerry Rubinow jerrymr at gmail.com
Fri Oct 6 14:09:56 UTC 2006

On 10/6/06, Derek Atkins <warlord at mit.edu> wrote:
> Daniel Kristjansson <danielk at cuymedia.net> writes:
> > On Fri, 2006-10-06 at 08:26 -0400, Jerry Rubinow wrote:
> >> DanielK - in the ticket you expressed reservations about cygwin - can
> >> you elaborate?
> > Well we had a SoC student planning to do a full port at the time.
> > There is nothing wrong with cygwin per-say, it is the quickest way
> > to get a POSIX environment up and running. My concern was mainly
> > about pulling in a large dependency when it could be avoided.
> >
> > At this point as long as someone gets the port done, I really
> > don't care that much about the particulars.
> You might want to look at MSYS and MinGW -- it's a subset of Cygwin
> but sufficient to build lots of things.

Thanks, I'll look into this.  I haven't yet investigated what kind of
linking issues there will be between MSVC code and Cygwin/MinGW, but it's
probably the same for both.

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