Author jonforums
Recipients alexis, eric.araujo, jonforums, rubenvb, schmir, tarek
Date 2011-07-27.19:40:31
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I have confirmed on Win7 that the following 32bit MinGW flavors still recognize -mno-cygwin option and build without error:


(4.5.4) using the download compiling with:

[i686-w64-mingw32-]gcc -Wall -mno-cygwin -o helloworld.exe helloworld.c

...where helloworld.c was:

#include <stdio.h>
int main(int argc, char *argv[]) { printf("Hello World!\n"); return 0; }

I have not yet checked the latest download from the following, but I expect that it also recognizes -mno-cygwin. I will check later and report back if appropriate.


Given Ruben's 4.4 comment, something is odd here. Looks like some gcc source spelunking as these doc links make no mention of the removal:

and the gcc manual is inconsistent. This summary mentions the option

but the details sections don't mention the option

Ah, our good friend grep.
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