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On Wed, 20 Apr 2005, Schulman.Andrew wrote:
> I'm going to try to build and package screen for Cygwin. It's such a
> useful program, I just have to try.
> screen 4.0.2 won't compile OOTB in Cygwin:
> gcc -c -I. -I. -g -O2 misc.c
> misc.c: In function `xsetenv':
> misc.c:619: error: too few arguments to function `setenv'
> make: *** [misc.o] Error 1
> I haven't looked into trying to fix this yet, it may be quite simple.
> There are many references to a binary of screen 4.0.2 compiled for
> Cygwin, and a corresponding patch, available at
> http://www.fredlwm.hpg.ig.com.br/cygwin/screen/. But that page has gone
> dark, and I can't find a cached copy of it anywhere. If someone has the
> patch that was provided there, I'd appreciate it if you'd pass it along.
> If anyone else has tried and failed to build or package screen for
> Cygwin, or if you know anything else about the feasibility of this
> little project, I'd appreciate hearing from you.
I've had success with earlier versions of screen (3.9.13) -- see
<http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2002-09/msg00419.html> for a patch which, I
believe, addresses the issue you mentioned above. Hopefully it won't be
too hard to adjust it for 4.0.2.
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