Headaches building Source Navigator under Windows

Bruce Edson bruce@steptech.com
Thu Feb 21 17:47:00 GMT 2002

Hi all,

I've just been put on a project that requires creating a modified version of
Source Navigator that runs under Windows 2000 and HP-UX.  My first task is
to get a buildable version working under Windows 2000.  When I get tired of
that, I get to do it again under HP-UX.  

Anyway, to my point, I've read a lot of docs, readmes and a lot of the
emails regarding doing this under Windows.  This is totally new to me so
bare with me.  I am familiar with VC++ 6.0 and that is what is installed on
my Windows system.  The directions in the Readme seem to take into account
details that are not obvious to me.  For instance, where do I put the Cygwin
stuff in relation to the sources (it assumes I already have it), why doesn't
the source tree come with make.exe, etc.  The source I downloaded came from

I've set up the environment with limited success creating the make file,
when making my source directory a sub-directory of where the Cygwin.bat file
is installed.  I did see some errors, mainly couldn't find a certain file.
But it made a makefile.  However, the make doesn't run now because make.exe
doesn't exist.  Do I need to get that too?  Where do I get one that is
already built.  What other issues am I going to run into?

Long story short, is there a much more detailed, or canned approach
available that I can follow step by step knowing I have a Windows system
with just VC++6.0 loaded on it?  One that includes everything that I need to
download and what/how to configure?  I'm not real familiar with the unix
arena but am with the Windows.  Any help would be greatly appreciated.  

The downloaded executable forms of SN work great on Windows, so I know it is

Thanks in advance.

Bruce Edson

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