Compiling C-Kermit 9.0.305 Alpha.02 on Cygwin

Eliot Moss
Mon Nov 30 22:31:46 GMT 2020

On 11/30/2020 5:17 PM, Keith Christian via Cygwin wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 30, 2020 at 2:44 PM Jeffrey Altman
> <> wrote:
>> I suspect building C-Kermit with SSH, OpenSSL, Kerberos v5 support is
>> going to be problematic since none of that code has been updated in more
>> than a decade to keep up with the latest upstream packages.  I suggest
>> you start by trying to build for a generic linux target without any
>> security features.
>> Jeffrey Altman
>> former Kermit developer
> Jeffrey,
> Thanks so much, appreciate your taking the time to respond.  I was
> puzzled when C-Kermit was dropped from Cygwin several years ago.
> Former Kermit developer, quite the credentials!

Just checked, and this does not compile out of the box for either the linux or posix target.  Not 
sure how much work will be required.  Too bad it is not set up to use ./configure to see what's 
actually available on the platform / how to use it ...

Best wishes - Eliot Moss

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