Installing GCC components in separate directories

Mon Jul 29 22:44:00 GMT 2013

On Mon, Jul 29, 2013 at 1:04 PM, niXman <> wrote:
> 2013/7/29 NightStrike:
>> Just out of curiosity, what purpose does this serve?
> Imagine that I have built MinGW with the support of all the listed
> above PL, but the user of the builds needs C only.
> I've heard many times that users are angry that they have to download
> the build archive, which is twice bigger, just because of the fact
> that this build includes the support for the PL unnecessary to the
> user.

You might want to check out how JonY packages things for cygwin.  They
split by language as I recall.

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