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RE: is anyone using winbuild and Visual Studio 6?

From: Marcel Raad <>
Date: Mon, 9 Apr 2018 12:50:38 +0000

Hi Kees,

> I don't know what policy applies in *NIX land about (very) old compilers?

at least GCC 2.95.3 from 2001 is still supported and still works.

> In Windows-land, if you like to run on a supported Windows version,
> then Windows versions prior to Windows 7 can be considered as (very) old...

At least Windows 2000 still should be supported because the original MinGW
targets it by default and quite a few people are using it because it appears in
Google search results before the more current and more complete MinGW-w64.


Received on 2018-04-09