RE: Is there a Squid port for NT going on?

From: Marc Slemko <>
Date: Tue, 13 Jan 1998 00:42:50 -0700 (MST)

On Tue, 13 Jan 1998, Kostas Anagnostakis wrote:

> There's also gnuwin32, basically a port of gcc and some tools (bash, grep,
> sed, make) to win95+nt, which of course is under GPL. You might want to
> check
> Sadly enough, it is still in beta, and "make" keeps crashing win95 for
> some makefiles (including squid's). I also saw sed/grep hang my pc so
> after a while I decided to install a cross-compiler on my freebsd box.
> With this i got squid all the way to linking where to my dispair, every
> function was said to be unresolved, and no signs of what might be going
> wrong. So, that was it, I had enough of trying to port squid to 95/nt :)
> If anyone's interested in taking his chances, I'd be more than glad to
> share my stories.

You can't get decent performance on Win32 without rewriting your
app to live in the Win32 mentality. ie. no select(), no non-blocking
sockets, etc.

It is a pain.
Received on Mon Jan 12 1998 - 23:46:22 MST

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