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Re: cp/mv/rm problems with .exe extension filenames
- To: gnu-win32 at cygnus dot com
- Subject: Re: cp/mv/rm problems with .exe extension filenames
- From: tjoen at dds dot nl
- Date: Sat, 15 Aug 1998 20:59:20 +0000
> Date: Thu, 13 Aug 1998 15:50:28 -0500
> From: Steven Hein <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> I recently downloaded a "GNU-style" (uses ./configure) software
> package (the unix version of vim 5.1, specifically).
There is a "cygnus-style" port, I forgot which version
> It configured, and built as is, but
> when I went to install it, I found that the install targets in the
> Makefile couldn't copy the binary to /bin (where I wanted it). The
> problem boiled down to trying to do a:
> cp vim /bin
> The command failed because the file 'vim' did not exist--it is
I think editing the Makefile is the only sollution
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