configure command does not run.... d2u does not help either...

Tim Prince tprince@computer.org
Fri Nov 30 08:04:00 GMT 2007


Dave Korn wrote:
> On 29 November 2007 15:47, asadollahbaik a. (aa306) wrote:
> 
>> Hi,
>>
>> I am a new user to cygwin and even to unix.
>>
>> I am trying to compile a package called "meep" by means of cygwin.
>> While running the configure command I get an error as:
>>
>> ./configure: line 13: $'r': command not found
> 
> Guess #1:  Don't use WinZIP (or any other windows GUI program) to unpack
> .tar.gz files for Cygwin, because they mangle the line ends from LF to CRLF.
> Use "tar xvzf meep-0.10.1.tar.gz" in a bash shell instead.
> 
> Guess #2:  If it's not that, you may have installed cygwin in textmode, or be
> unpacking your tarball on a textmode mountpoint.  Please run "cygcheck -srv >
> cygcheck.out" in a bash shell, and post the resulting cygcheck.out file - as
> an *attachment*, please - to the list.

#3 what if this is a typical gcc style configure, where you are supposed
to configure and build in a clean directory?

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