[PLUG] How to make a window executable software from linux

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Mon Mar 23 01:39:16 PDT 2009


Devendra Laulkar wrote:
> Hi,
> 
>> I was wondering how to code something in linux (a simple daily expense
>> manager) that runs on linux and also be able to be executed in windows?
>>
>> The doubts are : How to aprroach it without the use of C, C++, Java or any
>> web based application.
> 
> Any specific reason not to use C,C++, Java ?
> Maybe you are looking for this :-
> http://www.cygwin.com/

Note that Cygwin from Red Hat is GPL'ed and if you are developing a
project under a different license, you need to get a commercial license
for Cygwin. One alternative is MinGW, a port of GCC and other tools for
Windows. You can cross compile using a Linux box

http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/MinGW
http://lwn.net/Articles/307732/R

Rahul



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