[ITP] chicken-

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Wed Dec 10 14:40:00 GMT 2014

On Dec 10 14:34, Christian Kellermann wrote:
> * Corinna Vinschen <corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com> [141210 13:31]:
> > > The CHICKEN build system uses make only and builds in the source
> > > directory. The platform has to be passed on as shown above.
> > 
> > Building in the source dir is usually not the right way to do it.  You
> > potentially end up with files in the source dir which are included in
> > the patch file of the source archive.  That's what cygport's "lndirs"
> > command is for; symlinking the sources into the build dir for build
> > systems not supporting building outside the source dir (which usually is
> > simple when using autoconf).
> Is this the right approach then?
> rc_compile() {
>         lndirs
>         cd ${B}
>         cygmake
> }
> src_install() {
>         cd ${B}
>         cygmake install
> }

Yes, that's it.

> I have to say while the documentation is detailed I mostly have a
> look at the provided examples and try to read up on the individual
> function. Is there an overview document somewhere that explains how
> this is supposed to fit together?

Uh, I'm not sure.  I only look into the given cygport files myself,
or look into /usr/share/doc/cygport/manual.html if I'm searching
for something special.  A collection of concise examples might
be nice. :}


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat
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