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Re: Help compiling gcc 4.2.0

Gary Johnson wrote:
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
  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.

Cygwin's 'tar' enables other features you won't find in WinZip and often
need.  You're better off using Cygwin's 'tar' for unpacking source tar

Larry Hall                    
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A: Yes.
> Q: Are you sure?
>> A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
>>> Q: Why is top posting annoying in email?

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