KDE4 on cygwin, was: Re: KDE/kdelibs/cmake/modules

Yaakov (Cygwin/X) yselkowitz at users.sourceforge.net
Wed Jul 8 17:51:26 CEST 2009

On 07/07/2009 12:12, Alexander Neundorf wrote:
> I would suggest you try to get them first into cmake, and from there will will
> automatically flow into cygwin cmake.

I'm not the Cygwin cmake package maintainer, so I would prefer to work 
with/through him rather than springing such a change on him via upstream 
without notice.

> That doesn't sound like a good idea, since it still is WIN32, and all
> documentation and postings on the mailing list will say that it has WIN32.
> So, please don't remove that.

I'm talking about the CMake WIN32 define, not the CPP #define.  Either 
way, neither should be on for Cygwin (as is the default for gcc), since 
Cygwin is a *NIX/X11 platform which has almost nothing in common with 
WIN32.  Having built a number of packages with CMake, both in and out of 
KDE, I can tell you that grouping CYGWIN and WIN32 together is almost 
always wrong.

So yes, I do intend to pursue removing the WIN32 CMake define for Cygwin.

Cygwin Ports

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