C++ stylistic concerns?

Michael L Torrie torriem at chem.byu.edu
Thu Mar 22 10:25:12 MDT 2007


On Thu, 2007-03-22 at 09:39 -0700, Brian Hawkins wrote:
> Besides in most contract situations forcing your client to include mingw 
> libraries in the final distribution does not go over well.  Natively 
> compiled binaries tend to be the easiest to support.

Nope, mingw is a native compiler that targets the msvcrt dlls.

The only library you'd need in Mingw is the threading library if you
happen to use threads.  That's called something like mingw10.dll.  

> 
> I also do not like autoconf as it is a pain in the neck and it doesn't 
> do windows very well.  That is why I created CPMake, it's purpose is to 
> abstract the native compiler and create a build script that is easy to 
> maintain and customize.
> 
> Brian
> 





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