windows binary for gnupg 1.4.11 // compilation instructions posted

John Clizbe JPClizbe at
Mon Sep 19 23:28:00 CEST 2011

Werner Koch wrote:
> Hi,
> there is a thing for Windows called System Services for Unix (SFU).  It
> is a modern POSIX implementation on top of the NT kernel but very
> different to the old we-need-to-be-compliant-to-gov-ITBs Posix
> subsystem.  Did anyone ever tried to build a GnuPG on it?
> AFAICS this would use MSC but on a native Windows supported POSIX
> platform.  Cygwin is based on on the Win32 API (which is the common API
> used on top the NT kernel) and thus has some problems with complete
> integration into the system.

The last version I used was SFU 3.5.  cc looks for CL.EXE on the PATH.

gcc 3.3 was also included.

Many tools such as autoconf have to be installed from the Interix community site.

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