Best documentation for how to use cygport

Brian Inglis
Thu Mar 7 05:44:00 GMT 2019

On 2019-03-06 17:57, James Darnley wrote:
> What's the best documentation to read to understand how to use cygport
> to build packages?


> I am trying to use it to build Lua 5.3 and some modules.  I think I
> bashed the Lua 5.2 cygport file into the right shape to build 5.3
> correctly.  But I don't know how to use the result of that to build
> other modules that depend on it.
> I need to give gcc and ld the right flags.  Do I use package config for
> that?  Do I statically define the right flags?  Can I import variables
> from the 5.3 cygport file into other cygport files?  It doesn't like
> "inherit lua53" at the top so I don't know what to do now.


Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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