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Re: _WIN32 and __CYGWIN__

From: Bruno Haible
Subject: Re: _WIN32 and __CYGWIN__
Date: Sun, 16 Sep 2018 23:37:19 +0200
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Hi Ken,

> > The '! defined __CYGWIN__' part is redundant, 
> > because _WIN32 is never defined on Cygwin.
> No. _WIN32 is not defined _by_default_ on Cygwin. But users can use
> "gcc -D_WIN32", when they want to access native Windows APIs (for
> whatever reason).

In fact, you can see from [1] that up until two weeks ago, the normal
way to build libxml2 on Cygwin was with -D_WIN32. Otherwise, why would
people have written '#if defined(_WIN32) && defined(__CYGWIN__)' ?



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