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Re: What to do to build gmp-2.0.2?
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Subject: Re: What to do to build gmp-2.0.2?
- From: Marc.Haberemail@example.com (Marc Haber)
- Date: Wed, 21 Jul 1999 20:58:00 GMT
- Organization: posting from University of Karlsruhe, Germany
- References: <199907211538.KAA00853@mercury.xraylith.wisc.edu>
On Wed, 21 Jul 1999 10:38:02 -0500, you wrote:
>It's a simple matter of updating config.guess and config.sub in the
>gmp-2.0.2 toplevel directory. You can copy those from another GNU
>package that uses them and has the workd cygwin in it.
As I see it now, building my own packages on cygwin needs knowledge
about UNIX program development that I don't have (yet). Thus, I might
be better off living with pre-built binaries for now.
>Or, go to
>http://sourceware.cygnus.com/autoconf/ and get the latest ones from
>CVS (look for cvsweb on the page and click on it, and the get
>config.guess and config.sub).
I don't have a clue about autoconf and automake: From the comments in
the files I see that config.guess and config.sub are not package
>Pre-built gmp-2.0.2 (you did search the mail archives, right?):
Obviously, I did not search deeply enough. However, I usually tend to
try building software I use myself (since I believe this is how one
learns about a system), but I don't seem to be good enough to get a
firm grasp of cygwin.
Btw, is there any way to download the user's guide as a big HTML file
or a tarball? Reading it all online can be expensive and
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