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Re: snapshot compilation failure

Hallo peter,

Am Mittwoch, 27. August 2003 um 08:31 schriebst du:

> Attempting to compile the latest snapshot, 
> (by untaring cygwin-src-20030823.tar.bz2 and winsup-src-20030823.tar.bz2 in /, and creating /src as a symbolic link, 
> creating /obj, /install, entering /obj, /src/configure --prefix=/install, then make.) 
> The make fails with libm.a. Relevant messages are:

> /bin/sh /src/winsup/cygwin/speclib /obj/i686-pc-cygwin/winsup/cygwin/libpthread.a "nm" "ar" /obj/i686-pc-cygwin/winsup/cygwin/libcygwin.a pthread.o thread.o 
> /bin/sh /src/winsup/cygwin/speclib /obj/i686-pc-cygwin/winsup/cygwin/libm.a "nm" "ar" /obj/i686-pc-cygwin/winsup/cygwin/libcygwin.a /obj/i686-pc-cygwin/newlib/libm/libm.a 
> /bin/sh /src/winsup/cygwin/speclib -v /obj/i686-pc-cygwin/winsup/cygwin/libc.a "nm" "ar" /obj/i686-pc-cygwin/winsup/cygwin/libcygwin.a /obj/i686-pc-cygwin/winsup/cygwin/libm.a libpthread.a 
> nm: /obj/i686-pc-cygwin/winsup/cygwin/libm.a: File format not recognized 
> nm: libpthread.a: File format not recognized 
> speclib: couldn't find symbols for /obj/i686-pc-cygwin/winsup/cygwin/libc.a 
> make[2]: *** [/obj/i686-pc-cygwin/winsup/cygwin/libc.a] Error 1 
> make[2]: Leaving directory `/obj/i686-pc-cygwin/winsup/cygwin' 
> make[1]: *** [cygwin] Error 1 
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/obj/i686-pc-cygwin/winsup' 
> make: *** [all-target-winsup] Error 2 

> Looking at libm.a, ar and nm refuse to recognise it, file says it is a current ar archive. it is 93360 bytes.
> libpthread.a is also not recognised, other ".a" file are though.

Please try the latest available perl snapshot test pre-release:

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