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Remove Mingw.org from FAQ, or replace with Mingw-w64.

* faq-api.xml: Change MingW to Mingw-w64.
	* faq-programming.xml: Ditto.

Signed-off-by: Corinna Vinschen <corinna@vinschen.de>
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Corinna Vinschen 6 years ago
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      winsup/doc/faq-api.xml
  2. 18
      winsup/doc/faq-programming.xml

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winsup/doc/faq-api.xml

@ -264,8 +264,9 @@ direct calls to Winsock functions. If you use Cygwin, use the POSIX API.
<question><para>I don't want Unix sockets, how do I use normal Win32 winsock?</para></question>
<answer>
<para>You don't. Look for the MingW project to port applications using
native Win32/Winsock functions.
<para>You don't. Look for the Mingw-w64 project to port applications using
native Win32/Winsock functions. Cross compilers packages to build Mingw-w64
targets are available in the Cygwin distro.
</para>
</answer></qandaentry>

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winsup/doc/faq-programming.xml

@ -90,8 +90,8 @@ Windows, while `long' on 64 bit Cygwin is 8 bytes.</para>
ReadFile (HANDLE, LPVOID, DWORD, LPDWORD, LPOVERLAPPED);
</screen>
<para>In the 32 bit Cygwin and Mingw environments, as well as in the 64 bit
Mingw environment, it is no problem to substitute DWORD with unsigned
<para>In the 32 bit Cygwin and Mingw-w64 environments, as well as in the 64 bit
Mingw-w64 environment, it is no problem to substitute DWORD with unsigned
long:</para>
<screen>
@ -478,14 +478,10 @@ as well as the User's Guide section
<question><para>How do I compile a Win32 executable that doesn't use Cygwin?</para></question>
<answer>
<para>The compilers provided by the <literal>mingw-gcc</literal>,
<literal>mingw64-i686-gcc</literal>, and <literal>mingw64-x86_64-gcc</literal>
packages link against standard Microsoft DLLs instead of Cygwin. This is
desirable for native Windows programs that don't need a UNIX emulation layer.
</para>
<para>This is not to be confused with 'MinGW' (Minimalist GNU for Windows),
which is a completely separate effort. That project's home page is
<ulink url="http://www.mingw.org/index.shtml"/>.
<para>The compilers provided by the <literal>mingw64-i686-gcc</literal> and
<literal>mingw64-x86_64-gcc</literal> packages link against standard Microsoft
DLLs instead of Cygwin. This is desirable for native Windows programs that
don't need a UNIX emulation layer.
</para>
</answer></qandaentry>
@ -549,7 +545,7 @@ have our own Win32 headers which are pretty complete.
</answer></qandaentry>
<qandaentry id="faq.programming.msvs-mingw">
<question><para>How do I use <literal>cygwin1.dll</literal> with Visual Studio or MinGW?</para></question>
<question><para>How do I use <literal>cygwin1.dll</literal> with Visual Studio or Mingw-w64?</para></question>
<answer>
<para>Before you begin, note that Cygwin is licensed under the GNU GPL (as

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