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Re: Building Cygwin from CVS
- From: Corinna Vinschen <corinna-cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 18 Jan 2006 19:40:09 +0100
- Subject: Re: Building Cygwin from CVS
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On Jan 18 18:28, Cliff Hones wrote:
> 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?
Do you want to write a few words yourself and send an appropriate docs
patch to the cygwin-patches list? You know, http://cygwin.com/acronyms#PTC
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