winsup changes?

Matt matt@use.net
Thu Mar 9 19:07:00 GMT 2000


On Thu, 9 Mar 2000, Matt wrote:

> I just installed the 3/4 cygwin-inst package, and tried to build bison
> with it. My MAKE_MODE is set to UNIX, but the several of the header files
> in i686-pc-cygwin/include (stdio.h, sys/reent.h, etc) generate loads of
> "stray '\' in program" errors, and in turn other parsing errors.
> 
> Since cygwin defaults to MAKE_MODE=UNIX, should those stray backslashes be
> in the files by default? Am I just missing something?

Ok, I figured it out. I use WinZip to extract cygwin inst and DLL packages
since using cygwin tools themselves would prevent them from being updated.
After using winzip to uncompress the cygwin-inst package, and then
uncompressing again in bash, all the header files worked fine.

wwweeeird.

Sorry for any confusion.


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