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Re: Unable to build cygwin from cvs sources

--- John Paulson <> wrote:
> I've downloaded the sources to cygwin using cvs and followed the
> instructions on but
> that causes the following error message to eventually appear.  I'm
> using cygwin 1.1.2 with w95.
> running /bin/sh ./configure  --host=i586-pc-cygwin --build=i586-pc-cygwin 
> --with
> -newlib --enable-multilib --with-target-subdir=i586-pc-cygwin 
> --cache-file=../..
> /config.cache --srcdir=.
> loading cache ../../config.cache
> configure: error: can not find install-sh or in . ./.. ./../..
> configure: error: ./configure failed for cygwin

I've successfully built the cvs cygwin dll with out headaches.

In the parent of src
mkdir bld
cd bld
../src/configure --prefix=/usr


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