On Fri, Mar 13, 2009 at 9:50 AM, Richard W.M. Jones <rjones(a)redhat.com> wrote:
On Fri, Mar 13, 2009 at 09:47:04AM -0400, NightStrike wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 13, 2009 at 9:41 AM, Richard W.M. Jones <rjones(a)redhat.com> wrote:
> > On Fri, Mar 13, 2009 at 02:25:35PM +0100, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> >> Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> >> > (2)? Use mingw-w64 project to build 32 bit w32api/runtime, since
> >> > mingw-w64 seems to be more active.
> >> They're still missing some stuff though, e.g. the DDK headers.
> > Does anything support DDK (eg. current MinGW 32 bit)?
> > I don't really know much about this, but I do know that many people
> > have asked if we can compile device drivers. This would be very
> > useful for virt, for example (to compile virtio drivers for Windows).
> > Rich.
> We aren't missing directx-x stuff. They just aren't in the trunk,
> they're in the experimental area. The reason for this is that they
> were copied from Wine. If you want directx, you can either get the
> DDK and use it directly, or use what's from Wine, or use what we
> copied from Wine.
Can you explain what the different TLAs mean? DDK, etc?
As I say I don't know much about this stuff.
Well actually, Kai just pointed out to me that I misread the original
email. I thought he was talking about the directx SDK, not the Driver
Development Kit (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_Driver_Kit
Too many acronyms, too little sleep :)