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Re: runing ./configure on gdb 7.5.50 sources

On Jul 23 01:38, Kris Thielemans wrote:
> Kris Thielemans writes:
> > I'm using gdb-7.6.50-2 on cygwin 1.7.22-1. All freshly updated today.
> > 
> > Further investigation shows that 
> > - this file exists in cygwin as /usr/include/tcl8.5/generic/tclInt.h
> > - /usr/lib/ sets TCL_INCLUDE_SPEC='-I/usr/include'
> > - there is no /usr/include/tcl-private
> > - a similar problem exists in the next check CY_AC_TK_PRIVATE_HEADERS which
> > checks for ${TK_INCLUDE_SPEC}/tk-private/generic/tkInt.h, which is in fact
> > in /usr/include/tcl8.5/generic/tkInt.h.
> > 
> > A look in the tcl source package of cygwin shows that it has a tcl.m4 which
> > checks for ${TCL_SRC_DIR}/generic/tclInt.h
> > 
> > So, it seems to be that gdb/acinclude.m4 is incorrect and should use
> > TCL_SRC_DIR as well.
> > 
> > I can get round this problem by doing the following
> > 
> > cd /usr/include
> > ln -s tcl8.5 tcl-private
> > ln -s tcl8.5 tk-private
> > 
> so, I now do get through the configure, but then "make" fails later with a
> message that gcc cannot find guitcl.h. Indeed it's not on my system. Is this
> supposed to be generated somehow?
> In attempt to get through this, I configured:
> ../../gdb-7.6.50-2/gdb/configure CFLAGS="-g -O0" --without-tcl --without-tk
> but that fails with the interesting double-negative error message.
> checking for Tcl configuration... configure: error: no directory doesn't
> contain
> so... I still cannot compile gdb from source on cygwin. Any hints?

Here's my cygport file from the 64 bit GDB package:

SUMMARY="The GNU Debugger"
DESCRIPTION="The GNU debugger, allows you to debug programs written in C, C++,
and other languages, by executing them in a controlled fashion
and printing their data."

#inherit cvs

CYGCONF_ARGS="--disable-gdbtk --with-system-readline"

src_compile() {
	cd ${B}


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