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MingGW GCC 3.3.1 Release Should Help Mozilla Firebird Optimization

Saturday August 9th, 2003

Brant Langer Gurganus writes: "For those Windows users building Firebird with the MinGW system, there is good news. MinGW now has a candidate 3.3 release of GCC available. That means those optimization bugs should go away. We can finally have an optimized build on Windows." Henrik Gemal has a page explaining how to build Mozilla Firebird and Mozilla Thunderbird on Windows using MinGW and other non-Microsoft tools.


#1 I know this won't be easy to answer, but...

by tseelee

Saturday August 9th, 2003 9:33 PM

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...is there anyone willing to venture a wild guess about when it'll be possible to build a non-debug, optimized version of Thunderbird with open-source tools? I assume from Henrik Gemal's non-mention of such a possibility that it's not doable right now. Thanks.