Using newer autoconf in src/winsup directory

Christopher Faylor
Wed May 24 17:13:00 GMT 2006

On Tue, May 23, 2006 at 10:51:59AM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>On Tue, May 23, 2006 at 07:45:32PM +1200, Danny Smith wrote:
>>I am not subscribed to cygwin-patches so I'm posting here.  Forgive me
>>if I've transgressed boundares, but I've always considered mingw as a
>>cygwin-dependent app.
>>Applying the above patch, running aclocal and then autoconf-2.5x, then
>>./configure ---host=mingw32 --target=mingw32 works for mingw and w32api
>>subdirs from a cygwin bash shell.
>>I haven't tried with msys tools since I don't have them.
>Didn't you notice some problems with AC_CONFIG_AUX_DIR being set
>incorrectly, Danny?
>I found this and a few problems with the patch, where Cygwin is
>concerned.  I'm testing some changes now and hope to have something
>checked in soon.

It's checked in.  I had to make a few changes throughout but it seems
to work now.

Thanks, Steve, for providing the patch that led me in the right


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