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Re: Issues with mingw32 (Linux to Windows cross-compiler)



On Thu, Apr 17, 2008 at 09:40:13PM +0100, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> HOWEVER ... This package can't be built directly from source because
> it has a circular dependency.  As described on that page:
>   "Rebuilding from the source packages must be done in a strict
>   order. There's a circular dependency or bootstrapping problem in that
>   you need installed mingw-runtime and mingw-w32api packages to build
>   mingw-gcc-core. But to build mingw-runtime and mingw-w32api you
>   need... mingw-gcc-core."
> Can this type of circular dep be packaged in Fedora (and how?)

In some cases, one can put them all into the same source rpm and avoid the
circle by doing it all at once.

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Matthew Miller           mattdm mattdm org          <http://mattdm.org/>
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