Richard W.M. Jones
rjones at redhat.com
Thu Feb 12 14:08:55 UTC 2009
On Thu, Feb 12, 2009 at 02:53:51PM +0100, Farkas Levente wrote:
> Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> > Note that the directory layout for mingw64 is somewhat different from
> > mingw32. I arrived at what I think is the right structure after
> > extensive discussions and help from members of the mingw-w64 project.
> > /usr/x86_64-pc-mingw32/sys-root/ (prefix & sysroot)
> > share
> > x86_64-pc-mingw32
> > mingw -> x86_64-pc-mingw32
> > /usr/x86_64-pc-mingw32/sys-root/x86_64-pc-mingw32 (exec_prefix)
> > bin (bindir)
> > include (includedir)
> > include64 -> include
> > lib (libdir)
> can you explain it a bit?
> why mingw32 and not mingw64?
The full name 'x86_64-pc-mingw32' was chosen by upstream. I don't
really understand the full reasons why, but we cannot change it at the
> why /usr/x86_64-pc-mingw32/sys-root/x86_64-pc-mingw32 and not
> anyway the same question apply to mingw32 why
> /usr/i686-pc-mingw32/sys-root/mingw/ and why not
> why put share one level ip?
Again, upstream (mingw-w64) have suggested this layout as the best one
... (even though it doesn't work). Have a look at their
makebuildroot.sh script in upstream SVN to see how they suggest
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