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Re: how to run "make check" (bug in FAQ)
- From: Christopher Faylor <cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sun, 12 Aug 2007 15:49:51 -0400
- Subject: Re: how to run "make check" (bug in FAQ)
- References: <78308EC0-022A-461F-9116-2E7D024422AF@zooko.com>
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Sun, Aug 12, 2007 at 10:25:07AM -0600, zooko wrote:
> In order to test a patch for cygwin that I wrote, I've been following the
> directions to build cygwin myself, from http://cygwin.com/faq.html "How do I
> build Cygwin on my own?".
> It worked to build, and then I wanted to run the tests, so followed these
> > To check a cygwin1.dll, run "make check" in the winsup/testsuite
> The first problem is that src/winsup/testsuite doesn't have a Makefile.
> However, the it has a Makefile.in, so I build a Makefile from that...
> Okay, the next problem is that src/winsup/testsuite/configure is not
> After chmod +x ./configure and executing "./configure
> --prefix=/oss/install", then there is a Makefile, but when I run "make
> check", it fails with:
The FAQ makes it pretty clear that "You must build cygwin in a separate
directory from the source". You shouldn't be running configure in a
I've modified the FAQ source to say: 'To check a cygwin1.dll, run "make
check" in the build/i?86*cygwin/winsup directory created after running
make above.' That is what you need to do.
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