performance enhancements for cygwin make

Jesús Corrius jesus at
Thu Mar 8 00:19:05 PST 2012

> I'm having a bash at this - mostly I copied and simplified the corresponding
> code from the GNU touch utility.

There are already many native ports of the GNU tools for Windows. For example:

I used these ones to compile linux code using a Visual Studio project
and they worked well.

> But I want to add windows32-specific enhancements, and I'm struggling to
> figure out how to build gmake with the WINDOWS32 define turned on, so it
> compiles the windows-specific stuff.

You can try adding -DWINDOWS32 to CFLAGS.

Jesús Corrius <jesus at>

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