trouble cross compiling newlib (1.9.0) from linux to cygwin

Earnie Boyd
Thu Aug 23 13:03:00 GMT 2001

Simon Brenner wrote:
> I configured newlib like this:
> mkdir build
> cd build
> ../newlib-1.9.0/configure --target=i386-cygwin32
> make all install

Why would you want to do this?  Newlib without winsup isn't going to be
useful AFAIK.

> after successfully building and installing binutils-2.11.2 and gcc 3.0.1
> bootstrap compiler (--without-headers --with-newlib) also for
> i386-cygwin32 target.
> I get this error message while compiling newlib/libc/reent/timer.c:
> In file included from newlib/libc/reent/timer.c:9:
> newlib/libc/include/sys/time.h:27:24: sys/select.h: The file or folder
> does not exist
> make: Leaving dir: newlib/libc/reent
> make: Leaving dir: newlib/libc
> make: Leaving dir: newlib
> I looked into sys/time.h and saw that the directive to include
> sys/select.h was surrounded by #ifdef CYGWIN
> Is this file specific to the cygwin target, and why does it not exist?
> Thanks in advance
> // Simon Brenner

You probably need to use the CVS head.


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