MinGW cross compilation fails for d3dx9_36/tests
paul.vriens.wine at gmail.com
Fri Mar 28 08:41:55 CDT 2008
Alexandre Julliard wrote:
> "Dmitry Timoshkov" <dmitry at codeweavers.com> writes:
>> "John Klehm" <xixsimplicityxix at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> The problem is that it is a mingw issue but they don't want any
>>> patches from wines win32 api in their mingw w32api. They believe that
>>> looking at the actual ms header files taints our headers legally
>>> speaking. Stefan, hans, and PaulM maintain a rather large set of
>>> patches against w32api. 
>>> So its a constant catchup game from when wines headers get new
>>> additions until someone sends paulm a patch updating the mingw w32api.
>> Then perhaps we (Alexandre) should reconsider the stance about using
>> Wine headers and import libraries in preference to mingw ones.
> Agreed, the idea of using w32api is that we want to help improve mingw
> by finding problems in their headers and libraries, but if they are not
> going to accept our patches anyway, then there's clearly no point in
> continuing to make our life harder by using their stuff.
And can't we just start creating the winetest executable at winehq somewhere?
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