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Re: problem compiling cygwin, make fails in winsup/cygwin

On Mon, 25 Aug 2003, Max Bowsher wrote:

> peter garrone wrote:
> > Hi,
> >  I am attempting to build cygwin from source.
> >  The make fails in i686-pc-cygwin/winsup/cygwin, error is
> > make: *** No rule to make target `/usr/lib/w32api/Makefile', needed by
> `/lib/'. Stop.
> ...
> > To reach this, i did the following
> > 1) Untared cygwin-1.3.22-1-src.tar.bz2 in /usr/local/src of a cygwin
> computer.
> > 2) created and entered a parallel build directory, cygwin_build.
> > 3) entered the command:
> ../cygwin-1.3.22-1/configure --prefix=/usr/local/cygwin
> > 4) then went make
> >
> > Where am I doing wrong? Are there any instructions for this?
> 1.3.x tarballs were slightly broken. They are supposed to use your installed
> copy of w32api and mingw-runtime, but they don't do it quite right. The
> workaround is to place untarred w32api source at winsup/w32api, and untarred
> mingw-runtime source at winsup/mingw.
> Max.

IIRC, using setup to install the sources in the usual place and symlinking
also works.
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