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From: Michael Haubenwallner <michael.haubenwallner@...>
Subject: Re: PREFIX on Cygwin
Date: Wed, 14 Jun 2006 10:15:59 +0200
Hi,

I'm wondering that cygwin has fixed the hyperthreading-related bug[1],
only occurring on Windows >= XP, not until Win2000.
Well, there are some more recent posts on the list with some patches to
the cygwin-dll, but did not really find it fixed.

Well, facing this problem, and some others which seems that M$
implements things to prevent cygwin working on newer Windows-versions,
we have switched to Interix now - planning to use portage on Interix,
with wgcc[2] as 'cross-compiler' to produce native win32 executables.

[1] http://www.cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2004-10/msg00610.html
[2] http://sourceforge.net/projects/interix-wgcc

-- haubi

On Tue, 2006-06-13 at 20:20 +0200, Grobian wrote:
> Hi!
> 
> Interesting to see some works along the windows way.  We never tried
> anything alike, but of course we would be very happy if it would work
> somehow in the end.
> 
> Could you give any error messages you get?  Maybe they look familiar or
> does somebody here know what they mean exactly.
> 
> Regards
> 
> 
> On 13-06-2006 11:08:56 -0700, Nimish Pachapurkar wrote:
> > Hello All,
> > 
> > I was trying to get PREFIX portage to work on Cygwin on Windows (XP). I am 
> > facing some issues in the process. Has anyone tried this before with Prefix 
> > Portage? I found that there is a project specifically for this purpose at 
> > http://gentoocygwin.sourceforge.net but that does not seem to support Prefix 
> > version of portage.
> > 
> > Any pointers in this regard would be appreciated.
> > 
> > Specifically today, I am facing a problem while emerging anything. I get an 
> > error saying that I am trying to emerge a package with a syntax error or 
> > corrupt ebuild file (which is definitely not the case). Also, emerge refuses to 
> > proceed with any dependency analysis whatsoever.
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > Nimish
> 
> -- 
> Fabian Groffen
> Gentoo for Mac OS X Project
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