patch to allow newlib to compile when winsup not present

Christopher Faylor cgf@redhat.com
Thu Jan 24 09:49:00 GMT 2002


On Thu, Jan 24, 2002 at 12:07:15PM -0500, Thomas Fitzsimmons wrote:
>On Wed, 2002-01-23 at 22:34, Robert Collins wrote:
>> 
>> ===
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Thomas Fitzsimmons" <fitzsim@redhat.com>
>> To: <cygwin-patches@cygwin.com>
>> Cc: <newlib@sources.redhat.com>
>> Sent: Thursday, January 24, 2002 12:08 PM
>> Subject: patch to allow newlib to compile when winsup not present
>> 
>> 
>> > I've applied this patch to newlib, so that it will compile for the
>> > i686-pc-cygwin target, when winsup is not in the source tree.
>> > Previously, the newlib build failed because pthread_t was undefined.
>> 
>> This is incorrect. Cygwin has pthread_kill, so you _will need_ the
>> cygwin header files to compile newlib for i686-pc-cygwin, regardless of
>> having winsup in the source tree or not.
>> 
>
>Then would a better solution be to include
>winsup/cygwin/include/cygwin/types.h in the newlib distribution?

What's wrong with saying that you need the winsup directory or a cygwin
installation to compile the cygwin versions of newlib?

cgf



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