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Re: Building on Cygwin
- From: Eljay Love-Jensen <eljay at adobe dot com>
- To: thean kiat sew <kiatsew at gmail dot com>, gcc-help at gcc dot gnu dot org
- Date: Fri, 20 May 2005 10:23:51 -0500
- Subject: Re: Building on Cygwin
- References: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>...what is the cause?
I'm not sure if this is the cause of your problem, but it is a problem as far as I know: you cannot configure & make GCC in the directory of the source, nor in any subdirectory thereof.
Delete your tainted GCC source directory.
Untar your GCC source directory fresh.
Create a peer directory to your GCC source directory.
Inside that peer directory, run the configure process (e.g., ../gcc-3.4.3-source/configure --enable-languages=c,c++ --prefix=/home/newshell/sh1), and then make.
NOTE: I've had better luck referencing the configure script with a fully specified absolute path, but it appears that most people use a relative path.