On Fri, Feb 22, 2008 at 08:15:36AM -0500, John Brown wrote:
> On Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2008 07:25:41 -0500, Bob Rossi wrote:
> > On Thu, Feb 21, 2008 at 10:27:26PM +0000, Keith Marshall wrote:
> >> That's the codebase for the MSYS build of flex; it is dependent on
> >> msys-1.0.dll, (which is a cygwin-1.3 derivative), and hence, can make
> >> use of the Cygwin POSIX emulation layer, providing `fork' and friends.
> >> This implementation cannot live on native Woe32; it only works as a
> >> component of MSYS.
> > Huh, I guess I keep learning. Well, I don't mind compiling it for MSYS.
> That would defeat your earlier stated objective which was:
> "... to provide a patch back to the flex folks, so that flex builds
> out-of-the-box on mingw."
Yeah, that's because I was ignorant of how the msys flex was built. I
thought it was native. Sorry about the confusion.