[tbb-bugs] #25834 [Applications/Tor Browser]: Use compiler dependent spec files for mingw-w64

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#25834: Use compiler dependent spec files for mingw-w64
 Reporter:  gk                                   |          Owner:  tbb-
                                                 |  team
     Type:  defect                               |         Status:
                                                 |  needs_review
 Priority:  Very High                            |      Milestone:
Component:  Applications/Tor Browser             |        Version:
 Severity:  Normal                               |     Resolution:
 Keywords:  tbb-rbm, ff60-esr,                   |  Actual Points:
  TorBrowserTeam201806R                          |
Parent ID:  #26203                               |         Points:
 Reviewer:                                       |        Sponsor:

Comment (by gk):

 Replying to [comment:6 cypherpunks]:
 > Replying to [comment:5 gk]:
 > > Replying to [comment:4 cypherpunks]:
 > > > All this looks bad. Reply if you want to discuss.
 > >
 > > Just go ahead, we don't like the spec hack either.
 > Agreed, if you continue the conversation. It seems easier to make the
 build work with mingw's `--with-default-msvcrt=msvcr100`

 Could you explain that a bit? The problem is not mingw-w64 but that GCC is
 hard-coding to link against msvcrt in the compiler spec.

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/25834#comment:13>
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