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Re: MySQL build failure on latest cygwin (7/3/2006)

On Tue, Jul 04, 2006 at 10:34:08AM -0400, Dave wrote:
>Hello. I have built the MySQL client on cygwin in the past (sorry, don't 
>remember the release numbers but until yesterday my latest was from a year 
>ago). I use the linux tarball, and build just the client.
>Yesterday, I tried this with both the current (5.0) and previous (4.1) 
>MySQL releases. The make step fails because the preprocessor is complaining 
>because neither the a 4 byte int or long. This makes no sense as I'm 
>running on a P4 Win XP machine. I tried just forcing the preprocessor 
>#define but that just caused other problems.

Wouldn't it make a whole lot of sense to have included the actual error
that you're seeing rather than "the preprocessor is complaining because
neither the a 4 byte int or long"

Do you REALLY expect someone to make sense out of that?

>I did a fulll cygwin install yesterday (7/3/06) from the mirror, 
>and it worked without a problem.
>I realize that this is a MySQL problem (and have posted it there), but 
>given that I was able to compile version 5 a few days ago, with the same 
>source, it seems as though it's clearly something happening in the cygwin 

At this point, it isn't clear that there actually is a problem.  Please
provide more details.


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