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WINEGCC(1)		    Wine Developers Manual		    WINEGCC(1)

NAME
       winegcc - Wine C	and C++	MinGW Compatible Compiler

SYNOPSIS
       winegcc [options] infile...

DESCRIPTION
       winegcc is a gcc	wrapper	which tries to provide a MinGW compatible com-
       piler under Linux. This is most useful to Win32 developers who can sim-
       ply  take their MinGW code from Windows,	and recompile it without modi-
       fications under Winelib on Linux.  wineg++ accepts mostly the same  op-
       tions as	winegcc.

       The  goal  of  winegcc  is to be	able to	simply replace gcc/g++/windres
       with winegcc/wineg++/wrc	in a MinGW Makefile, and  just	recompile  the
       application  using  Winelib under Wine. While typically there are small
       adjustments that	must be	made to	the  application  source  code	and/or
       Makefile,  it  is quite easy to do them in a fashion that is compatible
       between the MinGW and Wine environments.

       This manual will	document only the differences from gcc;	please consult
       the gcc manual for more information on those options.

OPTIONS
       gcc options: All	gcc options are	supported, and are passed along	to the
       backend compiler.

       -Bprefix
	      This option specifies where to find the executables,  libraries,
	      include  files, and data files of	the compiler itself. This is a
	      standard gcc option that has been	extended to recognize a	prefix
	      ending  with  '/tools/winebuild',	in which case winegcc enters a
	      special mode for building	Wine itself. Developers	 should	 avoid
	      prefixes	ending with the	magic suffix, or if that is not	possi-
	      ble, simply express it differently, such as '/tools/winebuild/',
	      to avoid the special behaviour.

       -fno-short-wchar
	      Override	the  underlying	type for wchar_t to be the default for
	      the target, instead of using short unsigned int,	which  is  the
	      default for Win32.

       -mconsole
	      This  option passes '--subsystem console'	to winebuild, to build
	      console applications. It is the default.

       -mno-cygwin
	      Use Wine implementation of MSVCRT, instead  of  linking  against
	      the host system libc. This is necessary for the vast majority of
	      Win32 applications, as they typically depend on various features
	      of  MSVCRT.  This	 switch	 is also used by the MinGW compiler to
	      link against MSVCRT on Windows, instead of linking against  Cyg-
	      win  libc.  Sharing  the syntax with MinGW makes it very easy to
	      write Makefiles that work	under Wine, MinGW+MSYS,	or  MinGW+Cyg-
	      win.

       -municode
	      Set the default entry point of the application to	be the Unicode
	      wmain() instead of the standard main().

       -mwindows
	      This option adds -lgdi32,	-lcomdlg32, and	-lshell32 to the  list
	      of default libraries, and	passes '--subsystem windows' to	wineb-
	      uild to build graphical applications.

       -nodefaultlibs
	      Do not use the standard system libraries when linking. These in-
	      clude at a minimum -lkernel32, -luser32, -ladvapi32, and any de-
	      fault libraries used by the backend compiler. The	-mwindows  op-
	      tion augments the	list of	default	libraries as described above.

       -nostartfiles
	      Do not add the winecrt0 library when linking.

       -Wb,option
	      Pass  an	option to winebuild.  If option	contains commas, it is
	      split into multiple options at the commas.

ENVIRONMENT
       WINEBUILD
	      Specifies	the path and name of the winebuild binary that will be
	      launched	automatically  by  winegcc.   If not set, winegcc will
	      look for a file named winebuild in the path.

DEFINES
       winegcc defines __WINE__, for code that needs to	know when it is	 being
       compiled	under Wine. It also defines WIN32, _WIN32, __WIN32, __WIN32__,
       __WINNT,	and __WINNT__ for compatibility	with MinGW.

BUGS
       The dllimport/dllexport attributes are not supported at the moment, due
       to lack of support for these features in	the ELF	version	of gcc.

       Static  linking	is not currently supported against Wine	DLLs. As a re-
       sult, the -static, --static, and	-Wl,-static options will  generate  an
       error.

       Bugs can	be reported on the Wine	bug tracker <http://bugs.winehq.org>.

AUTHORS
       winegcc was written by Dimitrie O. Paun.

AVAILABILITY
       winegcc	is  part  of the Wine distribution, which is available through
       WineHQ, the Wine	development headquarters <http://www.winehq.org/>.

SEE ALSO
       gcc(1), winebuild(1), wrc(1), wine(1),
       Wine documentation and support <http://www.winehq.org/help>.

Wine 2.10			 October 2005			    WINEGCC(1)

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