Where is patch?

Dave Korn dave.korn@artimi.com
Thu Dec 15 16:42:00 GMT 2005

Lennart Borgman wrote:
> Dave Korn wrote:
>> Lennart Borgman wrote:
>>> What do I need to be able to build patch 2.5.9 for Cygwin? I downloaded
>>> gcc-core and make and some other things. Trying to run ./conficure I get
>>> configure:1652: checking for C compiler default output
>>> configure:1655: gcc    conftest.c  >&5
>>> Assembler messages:
>>> FATAL: can't create /cygdrive/d/temp/ccXbKQlo.o: No such file or
>>> directory configure:1658: $? = 1 

>>> configure:1697: error: C compiler cannot create executables
>>> See `config.log' for more details.
>>> <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
>>> The directory /cygdrive/d/temp exists.

>>  It may exist, but is there any _free space_ on it?
> Thanks, but yes, there is enough free space (some GB).

  OK, so what happens if you try a command like

as -o /cygdrive/d/temp/foo.o < /dev/null

or a command like

touch /cygdrive/d/temp/ccXbQKlo.o

Can't think of a witty .sigline today....

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