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Re: Building Cygwin from CVS

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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