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From: Erik de Castro Lopo <mle+ocaml@m...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Re: thousands of CPU cores
Richard Jones wrote:

> On a different, but not unrelated topic, Debian have a cross-compiler
> (based on MinGW) so you don't need to leave the safety & comfort of
> Linux in order to build Windows DLLs and binaries.
> 
>   http://packages.debian.org/search?keywords=mingw32

I am the main author of a libsndfile (a library for reading/writing
audio files like WAV, AIFF etc) written in C and widely used across
all the major platforms.

I have recently switched to doing all my windows builds for libsndfile
on a Debian/Ubuntu box, cross-compiling using these MinGW tools and
running the test suite under Wine (the windows emulator).

For me, this is about 100 times easier than dealing with the pain
that is windows.

Erik
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