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Wine HQ: Interview with Dimitrie Paun

Apr 15, 2003, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Brian Vincent)

[ Thanks to Brian Vincent for this link. ]

"BV: Now you've moved on to getting Windows' based programs to compile with Winelib. What are the main issues you've run into?

"Dimi: We do offer Winelib, why is it such a pain to use? Winelib is here to stay, it should be easy and pleasant to use.

"Our previous Winelib processes was very complicated, and different from current norm. To make matters worse, going from Windows to Linux involved a cataclysmic change: the compiler changed, the build process changed, the OS changed. Each of these are big and stressful changes in themselves, imagine the mess you have to deal with when all of them happen simultaneously.

"Enter MinGW. This toolchain allows you to isolate these changes, and test them separately. An ideal situation...!"

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