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Re: Building Cygwin from CVS
- From: Joshua Daniel Franklin <joshuadfranklin at gmail dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 19 Jan 2006 20:53:26 -0800
- Subject: Re: Building Cygwin from CVS
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On 1/18/06, 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.
I think I'd tried to come up with a list before but never figured it
out since I'd
long ago installed what was needed. Is this a complete enough list?
gcc make binutils cocom dejagnu
This might even be worth adding to a winsup/README file.
> . 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.
OK, I'll fix that.
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