MinGW RPM packages - discontinued

Vitaliy Margolen wine-devel at kievinfo.com
Sat May 31 15:50:38 CDT 2008

Hans Leidekker wrote:
> Hi all,
> This is a message for those who used or contributed to the cross compiler
> packages available from this URL:
>  http://mirzam.it.vu.nl/mingw/
> Quoting myself from that page:
>  I have decided to stop maintaining these packages. The original incentive
>  to create these packages was to be able to build Wine's test suite as PE
>  executables on Fedora. Wine recently changed its build system to use Wine's
>  own headers and import libraries when cross compiling the test suite, which
>  means that the mingw-w32api package (where most of the action was) is no
>  longer needed. 
>  Another reason is that I'm moving towards Ubuntu as my main development
>  platform.

Thank you very much for all the hard work you did maintaining those RPMs! 
Your hard work is greatly appreciated.

One use that will be missed is cross-compiling PE binaries that are not Wine 


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