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Building Cygwin from CVS
- From: Cliff Hones <cliff at hones dot org dot uk>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 18 Jan 2006 18:28:22 +0000
- Subject: Building Cygwin from CVS
It's rather a long time since I tried building my own cygwin from CVS. With
the new release out, I thought I'd give it a try, as I imagine HEAD is very
close to 1.5.19-2. I followed the instructions in the FAQ:
A few comments:
. It would be useful to mention in the FAQ which packages need to be installed
to perform the build. I expect everyone will realise make, gcc, binutils etc.
are required, but I found I needed cocom (for shilka) which I'd not come across
before, and dejagnu in order to run the tests.
. The FAQ info describing how to run the tests is wrong. It worked for
me when I ran "make check" in the i686-pc-cygwin/winsup subdirectory of
my build directory.
. When I ran the tests, I got five unexpected failures (devdsp,
msgtest, pthread-cancel1, semtest and shmtest). Is this to
be expected :-).
Could I suggest the FAQ is updated?
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