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Re: Help compiling gcc 4.2.0
On 2007-06-22, Dave Korn wrote:
> On 21 June 2007 21:47, Lee Rhodes wrote:
> > I am struggling with the infamous unix/dos end-of-line '\r\n' vs '\n'
> > incompatibilities. It seems that no matter what shell I use (bash, sh,
> > Cygwin, rxvt, dos) that the gnu make utility throws errors when it sees the
> > '\r' CR character.
> > Do I have to convert ALL the downloaded files into the unix format
> > (dos2unix)?
> Nope, what you have to do is you have to /not/ use winzip to unpack the
> archives. Use cygwin's command-line tar utility.
I agree with the advice to use tar, but WinZip does have an option
to fix this behavior. From the menu bar, select
Options -> Configuration -> Miscellaneous
Uncheck the "TAR file smart CR/LF conversion" box. (Odd use of
"smart".) Click OK.
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