Need Volunteers to test patch for gnu make

Olivier Langlois
Mon Sep 11 14:23:00 GMT 2006

It works like a charm:

C:\usr\local\cell\samples\fw>set CELL_SDK=C:\usr\local\cell

C:\usr\local\cell\samples\fw>which make

C:\usr\local\cell\samples\fw>make > stdout.txt
C:\usr\local\cell\host-win32\ppu\bin\ppu-lv2-ar.exe: creating libfw.a

Olivier Langlois

> -----Original Message-----
> From: [] On
> Of Christopher Faylor
> Sent: September 8, 2006 6:04 PM
> To:
> Subject: Re: Need Volunteers to test patch for gnu make
> On Fri, Sep 08, 2006 at 03:34:58PM -0400, William A. Hoffman wrote:
> >At 12:38 PM 9/8/2006, William A. Hoffman wrote:
> >>Thanks Bob.  OK, so that is three people that have tested this
> >>Please try the patch if you use make.  DOS paths will be on by
> >>and there will be no way to turn it off.  We want to make sure this
> >>does not break any POSIX based makefiles.
> >
> >Since folks seem to be adverse to building from source, I have made
> >patched make.exe available here:
> >
> >
> >
> >Please try it, and report any problems on this list.
> To be clear: the only way this will *ever* show up in a Cygwin make
> release is if I am satisfied that all of the people who complained
> this issue will not still be complaining after I make a new release.
> So anyone who previously expressed reservations about the current make
> behavior should should try the binary that William has graciously made
> available and report back here.
> And, no, I'm not going to produce a test release of make with this
> change.  Sending email is about the limit of the effort that I'm
> to go to for this issue.
> cgf
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