[Ecls-list] ECL on Windows 32-bit with msys/mingw
Gabriel Dos Reis
gdr at cs.tamu.edu
Wed Aug 18 16:13:11 UTC 2010
Juan Jose Garcia-Ripoll <juanjose.garciaripoll at googlemail.com> writes:
| I started the week with an abundance of patience and hope for ECL on
| Windows boxes, but it seems to be drying up very quickly.
| Some ideas
| - the windows 32 bit port worked. if something broke in the mean time and
| nobody reported it can be easily fixed
| - mingw is a PITA and a patience drainer. just guessing what to do to have 64
| bits is a waste of time.
Looking into MinGW system file process.h, the error looks very
puzzling. For it is only declaring _beginthread. All this sounds like
a catch-22 macro game between ECL, MinGW, and the garbage collector.
| - no difficulty is insurmountable except death.
but time can run out :-)
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