Recent changes to newlib Makefiles break cygwin

Thomas Fitzsimmons
Tue Feb 6 05:32:00 GMT 2001

On Thu, 2001-12-13 at 22:43, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> I'm surprised that no one attempted to build cygwin after the recent
> huge change to newlib configury.

I did build newlib successfully on an i686-pc-linux-gnu host for an
i686-pc-cygwin target, but I didn't build winsup as an additional
check.  I'll do that in the future.

> Unless I'm missing something, vfprintf.o is being miscompiled,
> in this error:
> /cygnus/build/win32/i686-pc-cygwin/newlib/libc/libc.a(vfiprintf.o)(.text+0x2ad):vfprintf.c: undefined reference to `__imp____mb_cur_max'
> This is due to the fact that vfprintf.o is, AFAICT, the only object file
> in the newlib/libc/stdio directory that is not compiled with the
> -D_COMPILING_NEWLIB option (among other options).

vfiprintf.o was also not being compiled with these options.  I had to
rearrange the order in which these objects were built because of how
libtool handles multiple object files compiled from the same source
file.  In doing so, I forgot to put $(INCLUDES) on the compile line.

This should be fixed now.


Thomas Fitzsimmons
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