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RE: Successfull build of gcc 4.2.3 with MinGW 5.13 in windows XP
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Brian Dessent [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Friday, February 29, 2008 10:12 PM
> To: Weddington, Eric
> Cc: email@example.com; Ralf Wildenhues; dju
> Subject: Re: Successfull build of gcc 4.2.3 with MinGW 5.13
> in windows XP
> I'm fairly sure it has been implemented like that since the beginning.
> One possible reason why you might need to force cp to be used would be
> if you're using Cygwin as a build environment (but with MinGW tools
> first in the PATH, i.e. not using Cygwin gcc.) In that case
> the Cygwin
> 'ln -s' would be used and would create Cygwin symlinks, but the MinGW
> tools won't be able to recognise them.
Ah, that's where I remember this issue! I've done exactly that in the
past and run into the same problem as the OP.
> But the poster said
> he was using
> MSYS so that doesn't appear to be relevant here.
Hmpf. Dunno then. But if the symptoms fit...