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Re: Fwd: getcwd in Make's Test Scripts Causes Errors

Il 7/9/2013 7:13 AM, GJ ha scritto:

I'm trying to build Make-3.82 in Cygwin64 1.7.21-6 on Windows 8 x64.
It appears to build just fine, but I can't run the tests.  I've tried
running it with "make check", "perl", and the latter
in Window's own CMD.exe.  When a test fails, it produces the error
"shell-init: error retrieving current directory: getcwd: cannot access
parent directories: No error".

Attached is a cygheck.out, the script I ran to try to build and test
Make in "", (so it's easy to see how to reproduce the
problem) and the output of the script in "build log.txt".  "build
log.txt" is just the output of "".  It contains the
output from the configure, make, and make check commands.

I can't seem to find much information on this, or I don't have the
expertise to understand the information out there on errors with
getcwd and Cygwin.  Did I include all the information needed to be

Thanks for your consideration.

why building something already available ?

$ make --version
GNU Make 3.82.90

have you checked the cygwin source package of make ?
Following the same road is likely easier.


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