Unable to build cygwin from cvs sources

Earnie Boyd earnie_boyd@yahoo.com
Fri Jun 9 09:39:00 GMT 2000


--- Chris Faylor <cgf@cygnus.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 09, 2000 at 06:30:35AM -0700, Earnie Boyd wrote:
> >--- John Paulson <munch@powertv.com> wrote:
> >>I've downloaded the sources to cygwin using cvs and followed the
> >>instructions on http://sourceware.cygnus.com/cygwin/cvs.html but
> >>that causes the following error message to eventually appear.  I'm
> >>using cygwin 1.1.2 with w95.
> >>
> >> 
> >>running /bin/sh ./configure  --host=i586-pc-cygwin --build=i586-pc-cygwin 
> >>--with
> >>-newlib --enable-multilib --with-target-subdir=i586-pc-cygwin 
> >>--cache-file=../..
> >>/config.cache --srcdir=.
> >>loading cache ../../config.cache
> >>configure: error: can not find install-sh or install.sh in . ./.. ./../..
> >>configure: error: ./configure failed for cygwin
> >
> >I've successfully built the cvs cygwin dll with out headaches.
> >
> >In the parent of src
> >mkdir bld
> >cd bld
> >../src/configure --prefix=/usr
> >make
> >
> >YMMV,
> 
> From the sound of the email, I think the problem is pretty clear.  There
> needs to be an install-sh available where configure can find it.  You
> can't just check out the winsup directory to compile cygwin.  You need
> files from the top-level, too.
> 

Oh, sorry, I guess I must have been smart enough to know what to do when I got
the complaint from configure. ;^)

Cheers,

=====
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