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RE: Problem building expat-1.95.8 under cygwin
- From: "Dave Korn" <dave dot korn at artimi dot com>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Fri, 6 Jan 2006 16:50:42 -0000
- Subject: RE: Problem building expat-1.95.8 under cygwin
L. Van Warren wrote:
> 1) download expat via cygwin setup.exe
> 2) cd /usr/src
All correct so far.
> 3) gunzip expat-1.95.8.tar.gz
> 4) tar -xf expat-1.95.8.tar
> 5) cd /usr/src/expat-1.95.8
> 6) ./configure
> 7) make
Wrong. Use the build script (expat-1.95.8-1.sh) that is supplied along with
the sources. Amongst other things, it will apply the cygwin-specific patches
that you forgot....
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