[Dev-luatex] Major commit today

Thanh Han The hanthethanh at gmail.com
Fri Aug 11 17:59:31 CEST 2006

Hi Taco,

I find the djgpp cross compiler much easier to use than
mingw32. The binary produced by mingw32 is probably faster,
however using djgpp cross compiler is almost the same as the
native compiler. If you are interested I can send the
package (its building was rather lengthy).


On Fri, Aug 11, 2006 at 05:02:48PM +0200, Taco Hoekwater wrote:
> Hi,
> Today's news:
> The source now also compiles using the mingw32 cross compiler.
> At least, it does on my linux machine, YMMV. Hans says the
> executable runs OK on XP, and that is the main thing.
> I do not really understand  autoconf all that well, so I
> probably made a mess of the build system, but at the moment
> I am extremely happy that the cross-compile creates a valid
> (non crashing) executable.
> After three days of constant fighting (building/installing the
> cross-compiler itself, attempting to apply the mingw32 patches
> by Siep, and tricking autotools into postponing the configuration
> to "configure" (to avoid the need for reautoconf), I do not quite
> feel up to the task of cleaning up (e.g some headers are now
> duplicated four times).
> I will commit what I have in a few minutes. There are still
> quite a few problems with the program itself, but I'll have
> a look at that after the weekend.
> Taco
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