Christopher Faylor
Wed Aug 28 18:48:00 GMT 2002

On Wed, Aug 28, 2002 at 07:26:08PM -0400, J. Johnston wrote:
>Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> On Wed, Aug 28, 2002 at 02:03:00PM -0400, J. Johnston wrote:
>> >I found a problem with the new wmem* stuff colliding with Cygwin header
>> >files and I have just checked in a patch for this.  I forgot to note
>> >this before, however, there was no problem in building Cygwin itself
>> >before or after the fix.
>> I assume you're building from the top level directory rather than from
>> the winsup or winsup/cygwin directory.  We've never searched the newlib
>> build directory for include files in the generic cygwin makefiles, although
>> it looks like this is forced into CFLAGS by the top-level build.
>Yes, I build from the top level.  Perhaps we should reexamine this if it is
>getting in the way of conveniently rebuilding sub-components and push it down
>into the various target tool directories.  
>For now, a simple solution might be to put a dummy newlib.h in libc/include
>for those tools that use newlib, but don't need to know the configuration info at
>build time. 

Heh.  I did just this to get cygwin builds working.  Created a dummy newlib.h
in the cygwin repository.

I don't mind adding the newlib build directory to cygwin's top-level makefile
but it sounds like there may be more issues than just that.


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