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Re: ./configure in any package gives "error: cannot find input file: \WINDOWS\oracle.ini" error

On Wed, 22 Sep 2004, Mark Aufflick wrote:

> ./configure in any package gives "error: cannot find input file: \WINDOWS\oracle.ini" error
> well, a number that i have tried anyway. I have a fresh cygwin install (a
> fwe days ago) and it happens whether I have all the autoconf/automake
> packages installed or not.
> I also couldn't rebuild the configure files due variously to problems
> with the freetype m4 include or the in the package being
> too old.
> I have not been able to find anything by googling for: cygwin oracle.ini
> Oh, and I don't have any oracle driver installed on windows or cygwin
> If I hack the configure to avoid the part that generates this error, it
> completes but generates no Makefile
> help! I really want to compile and install imlib/sawfish!!

Please review and follow

> Problem reports:

particularly the bit about attaching (as an uncompressed text attachment)
the output of "cygcheck -svr" on your machine.

At a guess, something you installed earlier created an environment
variable with a name that either configure or something called by
configure uses.  You could try simply "env | grep oracle.ini".
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    '---''(_/--'  `-'\_) fL	a.k.a JaguaR-R-R-r-r-r-.-.-.  Meow!

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