REQUEST FOR TESTERS: `devel/mingw32-gcc'
cokane at FreeBSD.org
Sat Mar 28 17:14:50 PDT 2009
Coleman Kane wrote:
> Lev Serebryakov wrote:
>> Hello ports,
>> Latest versions of `mingw32-binutils' and `mingw32-bin-msvcrt' were
>> `mingw32-gcc' is on pipeline.
>> But it is BIG update: new version is 4.2.0
>> I ask you to test this `almost new' port before commit.
>> Many thanks to Coleman Kane <cokane at freebsd.org>, who helps me to
>> prepare this update.
> I'd like to know what everyone else's experience with these new
> mingw32- ports are. So far I have been building Win32 applications
> from my FreeBSD box with these versions quite successfully. I think
> that the binutils and GCC are actually newer than the ones currently
> shipping with the MinGW32 binary distribution too.
> Coleman Kane
I haven't seen any activity on the above email, and I am curious if:
1) It was missed (and this really does affect people)
2) Nobody cross-compiles using the mingw32-* ports (it is really very
3) Nobody really cares that mingw32-gcc will move from 3.4.5 --> 4.2.0
Please, if this affects you test out the above port tarball! Otherwise,
this will end up going in and not take into account any problems that
might arise in your environment.
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