Fwd: Re: Trying to build rxvt on Cygwin64.

Robert McBroom mcforum@bellsouth.net
Tue Sep 3 04:32:00 GMT 2013

On 9/2/2013 5:23 PM, Charles Wilson wrote:
> Are you using the -src package from the cygwin mirrors, and the 
> cygport script?  The rxvt shipped by cygwin has been heavily patched 
> from upstream to support our (32bit) platform; at *minimum* you will 
> need those patches to build the 64 bit version.
> Unfortunately rxvt is pretty far down my list of priorities for 
> porting to 64bit given its dead-as-a-doornail, ex-parrot status 
> upstream and relative lack of users.  The best I can say is, I'll get 
> to it eventually.
> -- 
> Chuck
> cygwin rxvt "maintainer"
I used the source from the cygwin mirrors.  My assumption was that the 
included patches had been applied to the src in the tar ball.  I didn't 
apply the cygport script.

Robert McBroom

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