Compiling a Linux kernel using Cygwin

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Sat Jul 28 15:19:00 GMT 2007


On Sat, Jul 28, 2007 at 12:36:45PM +0200, Reini Urban wrote:
> Claudio Scordino schrieb:
>> More general question: did anybody build succesfully a Linux kernel under 
>> cygwin?
>
> Not a kernel but binutils, gcc-core, gcc-g++ and the stdlibc++, which is 
> about as complex as the kernel. Target was a fedora core.
>
> Managed mounts help a lot, but manual fixing case by case helps also.

I've built linux kernels under Cygwin but, IIRC, there were some case
sensitivity issues to deal with.  There should be someone out there
in the wide world of google who has accomplished this feat.

cgf

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