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Re: Implementing Guile with a Windows port

From: Jonas Hahnfeld
Subject: Re: Implementing Guile with a Windows port
Date: Sun, 10 Oct 2021 18:25:48 +0200
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Am Samstag, dem 09.10.2021 um 21:32 +0300 schrieb Eli Zaretskii:
> > From: Taylan Kammer <>
> > Date: Sat, 9 Oct 2021 20:10:15 +0200
> > 
> > I can't speak for the developers, but as far as I can tell, there
> > isn't the right combination of willingness and resources to support a
> > native port of GNU Guile for MS Windows.
> > 
> > As far as I know, there's a MinGW port, but if I'm not mistaken it's
> > partly neglected and not as feature-rich as the "normal" GNU/Linux
> > version.
> A MinGW port of Guile 2.0.11 can be found on the ezwinports site.
> AFAIK, the only feature it omits is threads, because Guile built with
> threads is broken on MS-Windows.

With a few tweaks, it's also possible to build Guile 2.2 for mingw64,
(with a few things like networking and threads disabled because we
don't need them; not sure if this would be functional if enabled). It
would be nice if this worked out-of-the-box...

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