[PATCH] Find MinGW in more places

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Mon Aug 10 00:52:00 GMT 2009

On Sun, Aug 09, 2009 at 08:42:19PM +0100, Dave Korn wrote:
>     Hi gang,
>  I often run into this problem when I'm using a compiler that I've installed in
>a non-standard $prefix: the utils/mingw script expects to find the MinGW sysroot
>in the same place the compiler's --print-prog-name= option finds ld.exe, which
>won't be the case if you've got a binutils in your non-standard $prefix as well.
>  The attached patch simply falls back to looking in the same set of directories
>relative to the root directory, which will locate anything installed with prefix
>/ or /usr.  It would also work if it only looked in /usr, but I decided to
>mirror the existing behaviour only in a different prefix just for consistency; I
>could always simplify it if wanted.
>	* mingw: Add fallbacks to search for MinGW components in standard
>	install locations if not found in compiler's $prefix.
>  Ok?




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