1.7.x: m4 does not show any reaction

Eric Blake eblake@redhat.com
Wed Nov 17 19:29:00 GMT 2010

On 11/17/2010 12:06 PM, Marcus Osdoba wrote:
> Dear cygwin mailinglist,
> I'm trying to use m4 (from Interpreters m4 package) in cygwin 1.7.
> The executable does not show any reaction when I launch
> /usr/bin/m4(.exe) --version or --help or some.m4

My guess is that you're missing a dependent .dll; probably libsigsegv.
What does:

cygcheck /bin/m4


I maintain upstream m4 and build on cygwin all the time, with no
problems on my end.

Eric Blake   eblake@redhat.com    +1-801-349-2682
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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