Hi Pedro and Tor,
I forgot to mention another two win32/win64 big and famous open source
- MySql (!)
- PostgreSql (!)
About PostgreSql (that I installed, I used, I designed, I used to
develop appliances (SQL, Pg-Pl/Sql) in the past) there is a very
interesting page that could also help us
that was about the win32 -> win64 port. Since version 9.0, EnterpriseDB
deploy and make it available both windows installers and builds (win32
What do yuo think about that?
Have a nice evening,
Il 02/11/2011 20:22, Carlo Strata ha scritto:
Il 02/11/2011 13:19, Pedro ha scritto:
In my opinion TDF and LibreOffice should abandon the MS compiler and
the switch to MinGW which has already been started by Jan Holesovsky
I think we could put here, at least, the links:
for interested people...
This would also open the path to using MinGW64 and therefore the
a native 64bit version of LO...
I follow some and various FLOSS projects that are both and natively
win32/win64 like these:
http://infrarecorder.org/ (If I don't remember wrong, it use MinGW.)
and some that try to go win64 too, but without official courage,
and some that are not trying at all
Could we understand and learn somethings from above projects' choices
The fact that it is a requirement to use a specific proprietary
compile a FLOSS program makes the same sense as offering a free
(wheels, tires, etc) but to assemble it you would need to buy a
is sold by a single company...
There are pros and cons to use Microsoft native and MinGW/GW64
compilers and libs, I suppose.
Just my 2 cents.
Have a nice evening,
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