[PATCH] FAQ update: packages needed to build Cygwin

Mark Geisert mark@maxrnd.com
Tue Dec 31 05:35:00 GMT 2013


Hope I'm doing this correctly.  Here is the ChangeLog entry followed by 
the patch.  I wasn't sure if patch originator or patch committer, if 
different, gets their name in the ChangeLog entry.  Patch rationale 
available on request.
Cheers,

..mark

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2013-12-31  Mark Geisert  <mark@maxrnd.com>

 	* faq-programming.xml: Update packages needed to build Cygwin.

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Index: faq-programming.xml
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RCS file: /cvs/src/src/winsup/doc/faq-programming.xml,v
retrieving revision 1.27
diff -u -r1.27 faq-programming.xml
--- faq-programming.xml 5 Jun 2013 07:57:39 -0000       1.27
+++ faq-programming.xml 31 Dec 2013 05:25:33 -0000
@@ -693,11 +693,19 @@
  <answer>

  <para>First, you need to make sure you have the necessary build tools
-installed; you at least need <literal>gcc</literal>, <literal>make</literal>,
-<literal>perl</literal>, and <literal>cocom</literal>. If you want to run
-the tests, <literal>dejagnu</literal> is also required.
+installed; you at least need <literal>g++</literal>, <literal>make</literal>,
+<literal>perl</literal>, <literal>cocom</literal>, <literal>gettext</literal>,
+and <literal>zlib-devel</literal>.
+Building for 32-bit Cygwin also requires <literal>libiconv</literal>,
+<literal>mingw64-i686-gcc-g++</literal>, <literal>mingw64-i686-zlib</literal>,
+and <literal>mingw64-x86_64-gcc-core</literal>.
+Building for 64-bit Cygwin also requires <literal>libiconv-devel</literal>,
+<literal>mingw64-x86_64-gcc-g++</literal>, and
+<literal>mingw64-x86_64-zlib</literal>.
+If you want to run the tests, <literal>dejagnu</literal> is also required.
  Normally, building ignores any errors in building the documentation,
-which requires the <literal>dblatex</literal>, <literal>docbook-xml45</literal>, <literal>docbook-xsl</literal>, and
+which requires the <literal>dblatex</literal>,
+<literal>docbook-xml45</literal>, <literal>docbook-xsl</literal>, and
  <literal>xmlto</literal> packages.  For more information on building the
  documentation, see the README included in the <literal>cygwin-doc</literal> package.
  </para>



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