[LLVMdev] LLVM MinGW binaries on Vista issue

Anton Korobeynikov anton at korobeynikov.info
Thu Dec 17 11:51:53 PST 2009

Hello, Jon

> To make it easier to use the LLVM-GCC MinGW32 binary and meet your GPL licensing requirements, could you embed the MinGW binutils binary as-is in the LLVM-GCC MinGW32 and update the LLVM docs to point to the MinGW SourceForge download site for those wanting the MinGW binutils source?
I still don't think it's good idea. binutils will add something like
10Mb to package download size.
Also, in almost all cases llvm-gcc user is mingw user as well, which
will lead to two different sets of linkers (possible) located in the

With best regards, Anton Korobeynikov
Faculty of Mathematics and Mechanics, Saint Petersburg State University

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