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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:brian@dessent.net] 
> Sent: Friday, February 29, 2008 10:12 PM
> To: Weddington, Eric
> Cc: gcc@gcc.gnu.org; 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...


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