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Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Update on status of make-3.82 release for cygwin

On Tue, Aug 10, 2010 at 10:51:38PM +0200, Matthias Andree wrote:
>Am 10.08.2010, 19:54 Uhr, schrieb Christopher Faylor:
>> I wanted to let everyone know that I'm aware of the fact that make-3.82
>> has been released.  However, given the number of reported problems in
>> the make bugs mailing list, I don't plan on releasing a new version of
>> GNU make until the dust has settled.  That means no new version of make
>> for at least a month.
>> Also, given the ability to use more UNIX-like filenames in Cygwin 1.7.x,
>> I'm contemplating not doing what I'd previously mentioned - using new
>> changes in GNU make to allow MS-DOS file names like "c:\foo" in
>> makefiles.  I'll have to investigate just how much the Windows-isms in
>> GNU make's code impact Cygwin make before I make a final determination.
>> I may just decide to reenable the --ms-dos option as it used to be in
>> the old days.  Or, if that's too much work, I might just turn off
>> special-case handling of c:\blah entirely - just like it is in
>> make-3.81.
>How about pointing people to mingw-make? I've been using that to build  
>ntemacs for quite a while...

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