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

On Tue, Aug 10, 2010 at 02:04:47PM -0700, Rob Walker wrote:
>On 8/10/2010 1:21 PM, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> On Tue, Aug 10, 2010 at 01:13:41PM -0700, Rob Walker wrote:
>>> On Cygwin, make-3.82 supports DOS paths by default.  I'm curious about
>>> what work might be involved in re-enabling the --ms-dos option, and I'd
>>> like to help, if I can.
>>> I built my Cygwin make-3.82 packages directly from the upstream release
>>> tarball using the attached script.
>> I don't need help.  I've been building make for years so I obviously
>> don't need your script.
>Sorry for the confusion: I was not offering my script as "hey look, 
>here's how you do it", I was more saying "I did it this way, but maybe 
>that's too simple.  What else is involved, and can I help with that?"

Once again: Don't need help.

If you are thinking about maintaining a cygwin package then watch what
is being discussed in cygwin-apps and read the "Cygwin Packages" link on
the Cygwin web site.  If you have a general question about cygwin
packages then ask it.

I'm not going to be providing you with my personal insights about make,


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