How to compile WindowMaker?

Marcus Vinicius Eiffle Duarte
Wed Jan 9 05:33:00 GMT 2002

Hi, folks!

I am trying to compile WindowMaker 0.80 under Cygwin.
I have read the README and INSTALL files and did all the things they tell me
to do (at least, I guess I did).
However, after running the configure utility, I ran the make utility and, at
the end of the compiling process I get an error and the program is not
built. The lines that show the error are:
" ....
    Making all in Examples
    make[2]: Entering directory `/tmp/wm/WindowMaker-0.80.0/WINGs/Examples'
    /bin/sh ../../libtool --mode=link gcc  -g -O2  -o connect.exe  connect.o
../../WINGs/libWUtil.a -L/usr/local/lib  -L/usr/X11R6/lib -lintl
    gcc -g -O2 -o connect.exe connect.o
 ../../WINGs/libWUtil.a -L/usr/local/lib -L/usr/X11R6/lib -lintl
    ../../WINGs/libWUtil.a(wapplication.o): In function
    /tmp/wm/WindowMaker-0.80.0/WINGs/wapplication.c:39: undefined reference
to `_Xsetlocale'
    collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
    make[2]: *** [connect.exe] Error 1
    make[2]: Leaving directory `/tmp/wm/WindowMaker-0.80.0/WINGs/Examples'
    make[1]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
    make[1]: Leaving directory `/tmp/wm/WindowMaker-0.80.0/WINGs'
    make: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
I also figured that, even though the INSTALL file tells me to run a program
called ldconfig after I run make, I do not have a ldconfig.exe in my Cygwin
I am not a C programmer, nor I am a Linux experienced user.
Can anybody

a) help me and tell me how to successfully compile WindowMaker under Cygwin?
b) tell what is the program ldconfig?

I tried searching for these answers in the mailing lists archives, but (for
some reason I don't know) the pages in the archive do not open in my
computer (I always get a time-out after a minute or two).
I am running Cygwin 1.3.6 under Windows 2000 SP2 (Brazilian Portuguese). I
downloaded WindowMaker-0.80.0.tar.gz from

Thanks in advence,

Marcus Vinicius Eiffle Duarte, M.Sc.

Escola de Química/UFRJ
Centro de Tecnologia, Bloco E, Lab. 113
Cidade Universitária, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, CEP 20949-900
Tel: +55 21 2562-7622
ICQ # 20259520

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