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Re: Followup to Re: Unable to build cygwin from cvs sources
- To: <cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com>
- Subject: Re: Followup to Re: Unable to build cygwin from cvs sources
- From: "Robert Collins" <robert dot collins at itdomain dot com dot au>
- Date: Sat, 10 Jun 2000 15:28:50 +1000
- References: <220.127.116.1100609170817.00b46100@mailhost>
At the end of the cvs webpage it does note:
"Please refer to the FAQ for information on building cygwin. Hint: You need
to configure and build in a separate directory from the source."
Perhaps that could be expanded to include Earnie's steps? or just made a bit
more noticeable (I overlooked it as well).
----- Original Message -----
From: "John Paulson" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Saturday, June 10, 2000 10:12 AM
Subject: Followup to Re: Unable to build cygwin from cvs sources
> After some email with Earnie Boyd (email@example.com),
> I was successful in building from cvs. I did as he suggested:
> >In the parent of src
> >mkdir bld
> >cd bld
> >../src/configure --prefix=/usr
> and the build succeeded. My question is, how do we fix
> the cygwin (http://sourceware.cygnus.com/cygwin/cvs.html)
> web page, where the instructions are:
> >bash$ cvs login
> >(Logging in to firstname.lastname@example.org)
> >CVS password: anoncvs
> >bash$ cvs checkout winsup
> and then I did the usual build thing, which was to
> cd src
> which produced the original problems with "install-sh not found".
> John Paulson
> PowerTV, Inc.
> Tel: 408/777-4769
> Fax: 408/777-0176
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