winsup changes?

Chris Faylor cgf@cygnus.com
Thu Mar 9 20:17:00 GMT 2000


On Thu, Mar 09, 2000 at 07:07:26PM -0800, Matt wrote:
>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.

I should point out that MAKE_MODE has nothing to do with header files...

cgf


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