Re: Getting windows.h -- Where?

 James Kanze <>
Sat, 27 Oct 2007 12:55:51 -0000
On Oct 27, 6:30 am, alm...@brothers.orgy (Almond) wrote:

In article
RichardOnRuby <>

If you need windows.h, get ready.
You'd have to get a truckload of stuff and switch to
microsux development environment. Else you'll be battling
all sorts of things till your nose goes blue.

That's not been my experience. I need windows.h in the system
specific parts of the environment, and I've had no problems with
it. It means an extra /I option to the compiler, and an extra
library to specify to the linker, and that's all.

Of course, for Windows, I usually do use the Microsoft compiler;
it's one of the better compilers around. (Comeau, obviously, is
considerably better. G++ may be slightly better for the
compiler, but I find the VC++ standard library slightly better
than that of g++. Both are, however, very good.) And I have
no problem using VC++ from UWin or MSys---both very good
development environments for those more used to a Unix
environment. I almost always invoke VC++ from GNU make, for
example (and my makefiles work anywhere GNU make and the usual
Unix tools are installed---including under Windows).

James Kanze (GABI Software)
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