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Re: CMD.EXE support

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: CMD.EXE support
Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2005 06:52:28 +0200

> Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2005 00:29:51 +0200
> From: David Baird <address@hidden>
> I might add that there are five targets for the Win32 platform:
> Cygwin, MinGW, MSYS, 16-bit Windows and command.exe, and Windows
> NT/2000/XP and cmd.exe. Sadly, the last is very poorly tested and
> supported.

As always with free software, volunteers are welcome.

> It is very easy to test for the version of Windows and cmd.exe in a
> make file, set a macro to $(shell ver) and then test it.

The trick is to do this inside Make, instead of forcing each user to
tweak their Makefiles.

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