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RE: Building setup.exe

Max Bowsher wrote:
> John Morrison wrote:
>> Hi Max,
>> Please excuse me for writting to you off list, but I
>> am trying to compile the setup app.  Again.
> You are excused,

Thanks :)

> since I definitely want to help people compile
> setup, but I'm redirecting to the list, as this is relevant there,
> too. 

OK, the more the merrier :)

(Although it'll mean more work for you and Rob)

>> I've a full installation of Cygwin, then, using
>> <> as a reference...
>> $ cvs -z3 -d
>> co setup
>> <snip>co messages</snip> 

$ cd setup

> It seems the instructions are out of date.
> You need to run ./ in setup (and it will recurse into
> libgetopt++). isn't executable as checkedout of cvs...

$ chmod 744

>> $ ./
>> <snip>bootstrap messages</snip>
>> $ ./configure -C --enable-dependencies --disable-shared
>> --host=i686-pc-mingw32
>>  --build=i686-pc-cygwin 'CC=gcc -mno-cygwin'
>> 'CXX=g++ -mno-cygwin' --enable-maintainer-mode

<snip>configure messages</snip>

$ make release
<snip>compiling messages</snip>

windres --preprocessor "gcc -mno-cygwin -E -xc-header -DRC_INVOKED"
--include-dir . -o res.o res.rc
make: *** No rule to make target `zlib/libzcygw.a', needed by `setup.exe'.

Oops :)  What's next?  (or should I not make release first?)


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