rogerdpack at gmail.com
Sat Aug 1 07:15:50 EDT 2009
>> If a user cross compiles using GCC 4.x on linux, does their code
>> compile to windows code using SLJL or Dwarf-2 unwinding? Does it
> The question is someone manage to cross-compile GCC 4.x to target
> mingw32, it will be SLJL or Dwarf-2, correct?
Yeah that's right.
> Well, the answer will be which parameters they use to cross compile it.
> AFAIK all the cross-compiling targets for GCC I saw are using default SLJL.
> But that only is GCC 4, mingw32 packages and ports for many solutions,
> including SUSE are using GCC 3.4.5
which are forced to SJLJ is that right?
> Is my understanding that will only affect if exceptions are thrown
> across shared library (dll) boundaries.
Those are pretty rare aren't they?
So the question "if I build a version using mingw's recent 4.4.0
release [dwarf-2]" will it work with cross-compiled binaries that gem
developers provide, and I think the answer is yes, because we don't
care all that much about exceptions crossing dll boundaries. I guess?
Any thoughts on this one?
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