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Name: MinGW64
Why should this be included in the repository: To be able to compile dxvk (
Is it Open Source: Yes
How many users do you anticipate will use this software: ?
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Did anyone successfully build mingw-w64 from source?
Following the steps in 'mingw-w64-howto-build.txt', it fails at "== Building binutils cross toolchain == [CRSBNT]" for me when I run make

DerRidda added a subscriber: DerRidda.

MinGW would really be useful for cross compilation in general.

DataDrake moved this task from Backlog to Accepted For Inclusion on the Package Requests board.
DataDrake added a subscriber: DataDrake.

Needs to be build from source.

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It's been a month since this has been accepted and marked for needs maintainer. Given nobody has stepped up to provide an accepted patch, marking as wontfix. Feel free to re-open when a patch has been submitted via the appropriate process.

YakoYakoYokuYoku added a subscriber: YakoYakoYokuYoku.

It has been a year and a half since this was requested but today I've managed to build this package in solbuild, stay tuned for more information.

That is wonderful information @YakoYakoYokuYoku. I might need this for a packaging project, so it would be amazing to have it in the repo :)

The steps required for building mingw-w64 and mingw-w64-gcc are further detailed here:

These are the differentials that solves this issue:

If You want to inspect them, go check out all the links.