ntsec-patch16 (and some other)

Chris Faylor cgf@cygnus.com
Sun Jan 9 12:08:00 GMT 2000

On Sun, Jan 09, 2000 at 01:41:56PM -0600, Mumit Khan wrote:
>On Sat, 8 Jan 2000, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>> That's curious, because on the other hand a `make' in the winsup dir
>> want to `make all' in mingw/profile which then failes because there's
>> no Makefile...
>As Chris points out, Mingw configure will not try to configure profile
>subdir when it's in the winsup tree (ie., configured for x86-cygwin),
>and the profile subdirectory won't be created at all. The Makefile in
>winsup/mingw checks if a subdirectory exists before trying to run
>make there, and it'll simply skip winsup/mingw/profile. I just checked
>and it seems to work just fine for me.

The problem is that Corinna is building in the same directory as the
sources so the profile directory is there by default.

I think that the only way to avoid this is to have configure determine
if make should be run in the profile subdirectory rather than having
the Makefile itself do it.

>However, I'm doing all of this on a Linux machine, so presumably we
>have a problem in native builds. If you still have the problem with
>2000-01-08 snapshot, please let me know (hopefully with a fix ;-).


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