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Re: make 3.81 broken
On Fri, Aug 19, 2011 at 11:39 AM, Tobias Manthey wrote:
> Hi guys,
> I wasted many hours just to find out that make 3.81 does not support MS-DOS path names. As cygwin is supposed to be the unix-like environment for Windows, from a dumb users perspective, this is not the expected behavior.
> In other words it means the make for Windows lacks support for Windows path names.
I'm afraid you misunderstand. Cygwin's make is not a "make for
Windows". It is a make for "the unix-like environment for Windows",
which uses POSIX paths.
If you want a make for Windows, try MinGW:
GCS a+ e++ d- C++ ULS$ L+$ !E- W++ P+++$ w++$ tv+ b++ DI D++ 5++
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