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RE: help: Glib under Cygwin

At Friday 10:31 AM 4/6/01, Glen Coakley wrote:

>What version are you trying to compile? When I attempt to 'configure' glibc
>2.2.2 I get the follow message:
>$ configure
>loading cache ./config.cache
>checking host system type... i686-pc-cygwin
>*** The GNU C library is currently not available for this platform.
>*** So far nobody cared to port it and if there is no volunteer it
>*** might never happen.  So, if you have interest to see glibc on
>*** this platform visit
>*** and join the group of porters

Well, that's nice.  I had the chutzpah to suggest I would like to take a look
at that.  And one Ulrich Drepper of Redhat went positively ballistic.  I won't
quote his reply but it was entirely unfriendly.   Obviously Redhat is a diverse
organization with many divergent interests.

I have enough problems without needing to swim against that sort of current.

>Are you attempting the port?
>Glen Coakley, Sr. Software Engineer
>MQSoftware Inc., (763) 543-4845
>Have you ever wonder what happens when you run "rm -rf / " but been afraid
>to try it?
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: []
> > Sent: Friday, April 06, 2001 9:25 AM
> > To:
> > Subject: help: Glib under Cygwin
> >
> >
> > Hi, all:
> > I am not sure Cygwin supports glib or not. I try to
> > compile glib under cygwin (glib is needed for many many
> > gnu tools). Below is what I got from configure and make
> > log file. I also tried to change g_strsignal() as
> > follows, but failed to compile.
> >
> > Any help is appreciated.
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