[PATCH] Use a sufficiently current MSVCRT when using MinGW
rnk at google.com
Fri Jan 30 13:30:44 PST 2015
On Fri, Jan 30, 2015 at 1:17 PM, Mueller-Roemer, Johannes Sebastian <
Johannes.Sebastian.Mueller-Roemer at igd.fraunhofer.de> wrote:
> I assume you are referring to http://reviews.llvm.org/D7230?
> Is it really desirable to disable the functionality for MinGW? Any recent
> MinGW is perfectly capable of compiling it with the right flags. My issue
> was only that running the generated executables requires the corresponding
> runtimes to be installed (also true for MSVC, but if that is installed the
> runtime is automatically installed as well)
I don't like the idea of building mingw64 clang and LLVM executables that
have surprising runtime dependencies on versions of the CRT that aren't
shipped with either Windows or mingw64. It makes it very easy to build
executables that won't run on other machines.
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