FAQ on installing a build from source ?

Larry Hall (Cygwin) reply-to-list-only-lh@cygwin.com
Sat Dec 20 04:34:00 GMT 2008

fred wrote:
> I assume  $make install
> ok? but something gone wrong,
> so manually what is supposed to get copied where ?
> dir \i686-pc-cygwin\winsup\cygwin
> has a cygwin0.dll,
> I thought there is supposed to be a cygwin1.dll.................
> I thought surely there is a FAQ on this ? haven;t found it though

So you missed this


from here

> FAQ:                   http://cygwin.com/faq/


My WAG is that you're building in the source directory which, as the FAQ
says, is a no-no.

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