[CMake] mingw vs MSYS makefiles

Kenneth Boyd zaimoni at zaimoni.com
Thu Feb 23 15:50:14 EST 2012

On 2/23/2012 2:40 PM, Kenneth Boyd wrote:
> On 2/23/2012 1:46 PM, Bill Hoffman wrote:
>> A patch that found different make.exe or make-mingw and then tested 
>> them would not be rejected.   I still don't see how we can avoid 
>> having separate generators for MinGW and Msys, and I certainly don't 
>> think a third one would help reduce confusion.
> I'm assuming that the Msys generator is intended for the results of 
> the MSYS installer *.exe .
David Cole has confirmed what I expected: that the MSYS generator is 
passing its tests currently ( 
http://open.cdash.org/buildSummary.php?buildid=2032185 ).  That 
expectation is why I was considering a third generator.

>  As such, I'd prefer to assume the current MSYS generator is 
> known-good for that case. ...

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