regex.c not found, but it clearly exists

Rick Mann
Fri Dec 14 07:19:00 GMT 2007

On Dec 13, 2007, at 11:05 PM, NightStrike wrote:

> When compiling binutils in a cygwin shell using the mingw binary
> release of gcc, I see the following confusing thing:

Let me ask: is regex.c a symlink to the real regex.c? If so, you  
probably created the symlink with Cygwin's ln, but mingw doesn't use  
the Cygwin I/O library, and so can't read the symlink correctly.

I just learned this myself.

I ended up building with Cygwin's GCC.


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