[HarfBuzz] building harfbuzz with MinGW

Werner LEMBERG wl at gnu.org
Wed Feb 5 17:38:26 CET 2014

>> Ha!  I'm doing all the work on a real Win7 box, so this option
>> doesn't work.
> Ah, why would you inflict such pain on yourself?

:-)  When I'm grown up, I'll buy a computer that has enough memory and
speed for a virtual box...

>>  Note that I can still build a tarball on my GNU/Linux box, then
>> transferring it to the Win7 box, but this is tedious...
> Right.  So, Cygwin is not an option?  I've been using it happily for
> over ten years.

Good goodness!  It's fully sufficient for me to make my hands dirty
with MinGW!


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