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Re: pdksh on windows compiles no but doesn't work?
- From: Leigh Hebblethwaite <LHebblethwaite at transoft dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2002 18:41:05 +0000
- Subject: Re: pdksh on windows compiles no but doesn't work?
I have pdksh working. I had the same problems as you.
The 'make check' action runs a perl script. The perl script requires some .ph files. These .ph files are perly versions of your system's .h files.
I made the .ph files. However, I had to hack then a bit to get 'make check' to work. As usual I did this with taking many notes. I can supply you with some instructions if you wish.
Alternative approach #1. I noticed in the pdksh readme files that there is an alternative way of running the tests. I didn't look into it in any depth as I'd already got 'make check' running.
Alternative approach #2. 'make check' found a number of failures. All but one of these were expected, apparently. The other one had a comment saying that ksh88 also fails on it, so I didn't think it was too important.
Since I installed pdksh I've had no problems. I haven't been thrashing it though.
Leigh Hebblethwaite, Consultant
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