Mail Archives: cygwin-developers/1999/01/19/08:24:28

From: dj AT delorie DOT com (DJ Delorie)
Subject: Re: double != long double
19 Jan 1999 08:24:28 -0800 :
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References: <19990118181646 DOT 34633 AT cygnus DOT com>
To: noer AT cygnus DOT com
Cc: jeffdb AT goodnet DOT com, cygwin32-developers AT cygnus DOT com

> I would think that gcc should be consistent with VC++ in the way that
> was suggested.  Couldn't this be set in a Cygwin- and Mingw-target
> specific x86 config file?

Should we remove all the other GCC extensions too?  I'm really sick of
all those asm("") things and C++ "features".  They should produce
syntax errors just like VC++ does!  What kind of compiler *is* GCC if
it can't even be 100% compatible with Microsoft!?!  I have a script
that renames all the gnu tools to their microsoft equivalents if
anybody wants it, and a patch to gcc to accept VC-style options like


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