Howto compile package

Yaakov (Cygwin/X) yselkowitz@users.sourceforge.net
Mon Feb 18 10:29:00 GMT 2013


On Sun, 17 Feb 2013 19:26:29 +0100, Matthias Meyer wrote:
> I would like to patch and compile rsync.

A .cygport is available here:

http://cygwin-ports.git.sourceforge.net/git/gitweb.cgi?p=cygwin-ports/rsync

> I'll prefer to cross compile from linux (debian) to cygwin.
> Is that possible? I didn't find any (actual) documentation about this.

There is a linux-to-cygwin cross-compile toolchain for current versions
of Fedora and EL6; I'm not sure if any of those binaries would work on
Debian, but you could try rebuilding the source RPMs if the necessary
tools are available there.


Yaakov

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