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Mingw-w64 is an advancement of the original mingw.org project, created to support the GCC compiler on Windows systems. It has forked it in 2007 in order to provide support for 64 bits and new APIs. It has since then gained widespread use and distribution.
The development and community are very active and welcoming with new contributors every month and simple installers.
initial Release: 2016-10-19
You can also look at the full list of versions.
Mingw-w64 interacts a lot with other projects in order to help everyone move forward. Contributions have been going to and coming from these projects:
It's better to investigate this in the new legacy branch: https://github.com/drfrag666/gzdoom/tree/legacy No hacks there. There are two problems causing the crashes, one with generic object destruction and another one with destruction of thread_local objects. These are using thread_local now:: thread_local VMFrameStack GlobalVMStack; thread_local FDynLightData lightdata; static thread_local TArray<ADynamicLight*> addedLightsArray;
Windows Registered I/O (RIO)
Missing and wrong types in ws2tcpip.h
stddef.h: Avoid max_align_t declaration conflict with clang stddef.h.
winstorecompat: Don't build RtlAddFunctionTable on IA-32
This seems to have been a known issue in 2.30, which should be fixed in 2.31 which should be out pretty soon, see the binutils mailing list link in the previous post.
winstorecompat: Fix EnumProcessModule
winstorecompat: Add an implementation of EnumProcessModules
crt: Split wassert.c into a separate assert.c
crt: Regenerate Makefile.in