[ros-dev] Re: Collection of wine tools on windows

Steven Edwards steven_ed4153 at yahoo.com
Sun Feb 20 10:03:09 CET 2005

Hi Boaz,

--- Boaz Harrosh <boaz at hishome.net> wrote:
> 1) MinGW header-set are Evil - Because they are ugly, with this, no 
> variables names, and all this style for machines guide. This I already 
> carry for 10 years so here it is off my chest.

Yes they are evil. Alex and I were discussing this at LinuxWorld. Nothing would please me more
than to see ReactOS use the Wine headers.

>   The windres utility is insufficient for Most of the projects out 
> there. For example one reason my project is not already on the air. (And 
> hence my post) is that it refuses to compile my Toolbar resource tag. 
> (And what is an MFC app with out a toolbar).
>   I have seen some work done on porting wrc to PE is that work done and 
> will you have a pre-compiled binary package for use to use on 
> windows/ReactOS. Same applies to widl. ReactOS should adopt all these 
> Wine tools as part of their regular tools portfolio. MinGW should adopt 
> Wine's / ReactOS's leadership on all these technologies and supply-link 
> to them by default. Go duplicate all these goodies the wine guys are 
> preparing for us with widl.

We are importing WRC and WIDL in to the ReactOS build system.


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