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Re: Unable to build cygwin from cvs sources
- To: cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com
- Subject: Re: Unable to build cygwin from cvs sources
- From: Chris Faylor <cgf at cygnus dot com>
- Date: Fri, 9 Jun 2000 11:06:18 -0400
- References: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Reply-To: cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com
On Fri, Jun 09, 2000 at 06:30:35AM -0700, Earnie Boyd wrote:
>--- John Paulson <email@example.com> wrote:
>>I've downloaded the sources to cygwin using cvs and followed the
>>instructions on http://sourceware.cygnus.com/cygwin/cvs.html 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
>>-newlib --enable-multilib --with-target-subdir=i586-pc-cygwin
>>loading cache ../../config.cache
>>configure: error: can not find install-sh or install.sh in . ./.. ./../..
>>configure: error: ./configure failed for cygwin
>I've successfully built the cvs cygwin dll with out headaches.
>In the parent of src
From the sound of the email, I think the problem is pretty clear. There
needs to be an install-sh available where configure can find it. You
can't just check out the winsup directory to compile cygwin. You need
files from the top-level, too.
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