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Re: Compiled several libraries not in setup

Hello Heath,

Monday, November 3, 2003, 5:21:12 AM, you wrote:

> After a non-trivial amount of mucking around, I've managed to compile 
> several libraries in cygwin, which weren't in the Setup program. I 
> installed them to compile centericq, but I'm sure they have other uses 
> too. I think the list is:

> libgcrypt
> libgcrypt-pthread
> libgnutls
> libgnutls-extra
> libgpg-error
> liblzo
> libopencdk
> libtasn1
> libtiff
> libz

libtiff and libz are available, though the names are tiff and zlib for the
Cygwin packages.

> It would take me some time to go through again and document and test the 
> changes I had to make to the source, configure and install scripts, so I 
> wonder if it would be of use to the cygwin community to do so. If it 
> saves someone else the time it took me the first time, I think it would 
> be worthwhile. What is the general procedure here?

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