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Re: Build with cygwin gcc

From: Stacy Leon
Subject: Re: Build with cygwin gcc
Date: Mon, 4 Jun 2012 10:48:53 -0700 (PDT)

OK Good enough. Thanks. I guess wonder how they produce the prepackaged
cygwin make. When I use "their" prepackaged make it cannot handle drive
letters at all. 

Eli Zaretskii wrote:
>> Date: Mon, 4 Jun 2012 09:40:12 -0700 (PDT)
>> From: Stacy Leon <address@hidden>
>> Just to clarify, I am not talking about using cygwin make, where they
>> completely disable using drive letters. I am just talking about using the
>> standard make 3.82 source and build with cygwin gcc.
> When you use the standard Make sources, and configure and build with
> Cygwin GCC, you get the Cygwin Make.  You should see that by typing
> "make --version", it shows its target on the 2nd line.  That one that
> is built for native tools says this:
>   Built for i686-pc-mingw32
>> All of my microsoft compiled code builds fine when using the
>> resultant make.exe.
> They mostly will.  The problems are subtle, and if you are lucky, you
> will never see them.  But they are there nonetheless.
>> I am not using
>> the w32 directory at all, while it seems all other builds require it.
> One more sign that you've got a Cygwin Make.
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