[rescue] MSVC on WINE - was Re: Has freshmeat.net disappeared forever?

Joshua Boyd jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Thu Jun 26 09:23:56 CDT 2014

On June 25, 2014 7:34:53 AM EDT, Toby Thain <toby at telegraphics.com.au> wrote:
>On 25/06/14 12:17 AM, Mouse wrote:
>>> Really, if you care about portability for C/C++, you should be
>>> running your code through MSVC as well.
>> And once I don't need to pay license fees to do so, I'll consider it
>> (though probably decide against it; see below).
>FWIW, the Microsoft CLI toolchain does run under WINE - not sure about 
>the IDE - and there are (or were) Express editions that you could 
>download freely.

That is really interesting.  My preferred method for sanely building for windows is to use a Linux builds off mingw and cross compile from Linux, although some libraries can be a pain to cross compile.

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