cygwin-b20; windows 2000; not enough memory error

Robert Graham Merkel
Sun Jan 16 14:10:00 GMT 2000 writes:
 > Hi,
 > I am struggling with getting cygwin to work under Windows 2000.
 > Am trying to compile a Linux tailored to my system. 'Make config' works OK,
 > 'make dep' however causes lots of error messages:

You're not trying to compile a Linux *kernel* under cygwin are you?

Cygwin may be a clever collection of software, but you can't do that with

In any case, a linux kernel is useless without quite a few key
utilities, which are most conveniently obtainable as part of a Linux
distribution (such as Redhat or Debian).  As well as these tools, a
Linux distribution will contain a pre-compiled kernel to get you going
with Linux (which will likely be all you need), and all the tools you
could possibly desire to build your own kernel.

Robert Merkel		                          

Humanity has advanced, when it has advanced, not because it has been sober, 
responsible, and cautious, but because it has been playful, rebellious, and 
		-- Tom Robbins

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