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Re: [tdf-discuss] Compiling in Windows
- Subject: Re: [tdf-discuss] Compiling in Windows
- From: Christian Lohmaier <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Sun, 31 Oct 2010 14:59:46 +0100
- To: email@example.com
On Fri, Oct 29, 2010 at 4:22 PM, plino <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I'm not a programmer but something is puzzling me: why is LibreOffice
> compiled with MS VC++ compiler? This forces the installer to include the
> VC++ runtimes...
> Wouldn't it make more sense to use the FOSS compiler MinGW?
Well - while there have been quite a bunch of cws to add support for
mingw - the most recent one being
the mingw part just is not ready for production. Of course nobody will
stop you and others on improving it.
Also compare http://wiki.services.openoffice.org/wiki/Documentation/Building_Guide/Building_on_Windows_with_MinGW
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