Help compiling TCL 8.0.3 with GCC-2.95.2 Upgrade

Earnie Boyd
Tue Nov 30 23:39:00 GMT 1999

--- Allan S Iverson <> wrote:
> I then attempted to build tcl8.0.4 from the patched sources.
> Note: Complied with -U_WIN32 added to Makefile after running configure
> I think this is necessary otherwise generic/tclPort.h includes  
> "../win/tclWinPort.h" instead of "../unix/tclUnixPort.h"

You can't do that without some modifications to the cygwin header files.  There
are definitions dependent upon the _WIN32 being defined.

This has been discussed before well in the past.  See the archives for more detail.

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