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Re: Windowed Libtools

From: Bruce Korb
Subject: Re: Windowed Libtools
Date: Tue, 15 May 2001 16:17:07 -0700

Robert Collins wrote:

> Just a lemma: WinNT != Cygwin.

Yes.  I forget that sometimes.
WinNT without CygWin is like a Model T without tires.
You just won't get anywhere without tires.

> I'm a bit confused here whether you mean
> a) guile on  cygwin
> b) guile on windows NT (and whether you mean NT 3.1, 3.5 & 4, or NT 4 &
> windows 2k or..)
> c) guile on the Win32 platform.
> I'd assumed you meant on cygwin from the prior emails...
> The reason I point this out is that a) is probably a lot easier than  b
> or c, and that if you did mean some variant of b); b) cuts out a _huge_
> chunk of the user base.

I am not a porter of Guile, but my best guess would be
that nobody would want to mess with a Guile port on straight NT.

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