path recognition problem in make.exe

Earnie Boyd earnie_boyd@yahoo.com
Fri Dec 31 13:28:00 GMT 1999


Do you have a mount point named `c'?  I.E.: Do you get a "Warning" message from
mount the `c' doesn't exist?  If so, what happens if you `mkdir /c' before
mounting /c and then doing your make?

--- aczaplin@erggroup.com wrote:
> 
> 
> It looks like that make.exe (rev 3.77)  does not recognise pathnames that
> start
> from '/' + 'drive name'. When I mounted c: drive as /c my software build
> collapsed due to the unrecognised path names. The output of executing 'make
> -d'
> is:
> 
> BASH.EXE-2.02$ make -d
> ...
> Updating goal targets....
> ...
>      File '/c/home/adamc/afc/OS9_68k_v3.0.3' does not exist.
> 
> When I changed the path name to ' /home/adamc/afc/OS9_68k_v3.0.3' (with c:
> mounted as /) everything starts working fine. I traced the make sources
> up to the "update_file_l()" function in the "remake.c" module and I found the
> following code that I think is responsible for my problem:
> 
> ...
> this_mtime = file_mtime (file);
> check_renamed (file);
> noexist = this_mtime == (time_t) -1;
> if(noexist )
>      DEBUGPR ("File '%s' does not exist.\n");
> ...
> 
> Can anyone help me PLEASE to find solution to this problem :)
> 
> By the way '//c/home/adamc/afc/OS9_68k_v3.0.3' path name is also not
> recognised.
> 
> THANKS.
> 
> 
> 
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