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Re: cygwin patch&test workflow? [Re: cygwin does not compile]
- From: Charles Wilson <cygwin at cwilson dot fastmail dot fm>
- To: cygwin-developers at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 16 Oct 2009 14:02:33 -0400
- Subject: Re: cygwin patch&test workflow? [Re: cygwin does not compile]
Thomas Wolff wrote:
> OK, this time I actually removed cygwin17/bin/cygwin1.dll, then
> rebooted, so no cygwin 1.7 process could be existing. Then I copied
> the previously compiled cygwin0.dll to cygwin17/bin/cygwin1.dll, and
> cygwin does *not* start. This is quite demotivating, honestly. No
> howto available anywhere?
Wrong file. The cygwin build process is somewhat odd: cygwin0.dll is
'just like' cygwin1.dll except...it isn't. You want to copy
new-cygwin1.dll to /bin/cygwin1.dll.
Don't forget also to copy cygwin1.dbg to /bin/ as well; you'll need it
if you want to debug inside the new dll.
I've been developing a helper script for cygwin kernel developers that
ought to do almost everything you need. It's still in a fairly rough
state, but I'll post it over if there's demand.
actually a DESTDIR install, and
requires the patch posted to cygwin-patches