cygwin build drops out

Thomas Wolff
Wed Jun 30 21:17:33 GMT 2021

Am 30.06.2021 um 19:48 schrieb Jon Turney:
> On 30/06/2021 17:59, Thomas Wolff wrote:
>> Am 30.06.2021 um 18:07 schrieb Ken Brown:
>>> On 6/30/2021 10:39 AM, Thomas Wolff wrote:
>>>> Hi, recently I cannot build cygwin anymore.
>>>> With a fresh git checkout, configure and make builds the newlib 
>>>> tree, no errors, but no winsup tree is built.
>>>> Any similar problem or known current issue?
>>> This might be because of the recent switch to automake.  You have to 
>>> run winsup/
>>> Ken
>> It says
>> parallel-tests: installing '../test-driver'
>> and terminates after a few seconds.
>> A new attempt to `make` changes nothing, still no winsup made.
> You probably need to run the top-level configure *after* running 
That works, thanks. (Had to remove a bunch of "register" specifiers from 
the sources...)
I hope, honestly, that it's not intended to stay that way. The autogen 
should be called by configure implicitly.

> The "how do I build cygwin" FAQ has been updated for these changes, 
> but that update hasn't been published yet, as there hasn't been a 
> release with these changes yet.

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