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Re: ntemacs installation bug fix


From: Wu Weiwei
Subject: Re: ntemacs installation bug fix
Date: Fri, 14 Apr 2006 18:47:49 +0800


>> Date: Fri, 14 Apr 2006 01:37:53 +0800
>> From: "Wu Weiwei" <address@hidden>
>> Cc: "address@hidden" <address@hidden>
>> 
>> >> The new environment is setup using MinGW-5.0.2.exe from www.mingw.org. My 
>> >> OS is XP Home edition.
>> >
>> >What do you see if you type this at CMD's prompt (i.e. in the Command
>> >Prompt window):
>> >
>> >       mingw32-make --version
>> 
>> ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
>> F:\emacs\nt>mingw32-make --version
>> GNU Make 3.80
>
>Strange, I use the same.
>
>You see, the problem is the version of Make I have (both 3.80 and the
>new 3.81) produce the value of $(CURDIR) with forward slashes.  Try
>this and tell me what it prints:
>
>     mingw32-make -f -
>     all:
>       echo $(CURDIR)
>     ^Z
>
>(on the last line press Ctrl-Z).  On my system, it prints the current
>directory with forward slashes.
>
>In addition, even if $(CURDIR) is produced with backslashes, the
>Windows port of Make should support file names with backslashes in
>rule's commands.
>
>Anyway, isn't MinGW-5.0.2 an unstable version listed under "Proposed"?
>Perhaps there's some bug (or a new misfeature) in the runtime included
>in that version of MinGW?

-----------------------------------
F:\emacs\nt>mingw32-make -f -
all:
        echo $(CURDIR)
^Z
echo F:/emacs/nt
F:/emacs/nt
-----------------------------------

Maybe this is a new misfeature.
I was using "configure --prefix F:\emacs-bin", now I change it into "configure 
--prefix F:/emacs-bin" and everything is OK.
Strange, I have used the original command for several mounths on another 
machine.
I'll try to compile emacs using a stable version of mingw later to confirm if 
it is a misfeature.
Thanks for your help.

Best Regards

Wu Weiwei 
2006-04-14






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