make-3.81 update?

Christopher Faylor
Fri May 25 12:20:00 GMT 2007

On Thu, May 24, 2007 at 09:43:46PM -0700, Rob Walker wrote:
>Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>On Thu, May 24, 2007 at 08:49:18PM -0700, Rob Walker wrote:
>>>Looks like the Windows-style paths support has been accepted as an
>>>upstream patch.  When can Cygwin pick this up?
>>It is very much not a priority.  I'll probably wait for the next release
>>of make.  The CVS version has some reported bugs anyway.
>Thanks for the update.  What might make this a priority?
>My situation is this: I cannot advocate an off-the-rack Cygwin 
>installation for my team or my customers.

If your team or your customers are relying on MS-DOS paths then they are
not actually using Cygwin the way it was designed to be used.  Maybe you
should be investigating MinGW instead.


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