[Distutils] Re: Proposal: C/C++ compiler identification

Greg Stein gstein@lyra.org
Wed, 16 Dec 1998 13:09:01 -0800

David Ascher wrote:
> ...
>  -- it's called the Cygwin project
>  -- it's supported by Cygnus (see www.cygnus.com)
>  -- it uses egcs, not gcc
>  -- current build is b20 (note: doesn't comply with version number scheme
>     discussed earlier =)

Works for the code that I posted :-)

> Final comment on GvR's point above: I don't think VC is needed to use
> MHammond's COM stuff.  Just the DLLs, which are installed on reasonable
> machines.

VC is needed to compile our stuff. It certainly isn't needed to run it.


Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/