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RE: Successfull build of gcc 4.2.3 with MinGW 5.13 in windows XP
- From: "Weddington, Eric" <eweddington at cso dot atmel dot com>
- To: "Ralf Wildenhues" <Ralf dot Wildenhues at gmx dot de>, "dju" <dju at djuland dot net>
- Cc: <gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org>
- Date: Fri, 29 Feb 2008 20:49:59 -0700
- Subject: RE: Successfull build of gcc 4.2.3 with MinGW 5.13 in windows XP
- References: <email@example.com>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ralf Wildenhues [mailto:Ralf.Wildenhues@gmx.de]
> Sent: Friday, February 29, 2008 11:33 AM
> To: dju
> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: Successfull build of gcc 4.2.3 with MinGW 5.13
> in windows XP
> * dju wrote on Fri, Feb 29, 2008 at 03:19:45AM CET:
> > platform : microsoft windowsXP(32) sp2 intel core duo
> > i managed to build gcc-4.2.3 using MinGW-5.1.3 candidate
> with gcc 3.4.5
> and binutils-2.17.50 in MSYS-1.0.10
> > only one change in gcc-4.2.3 source :
> > in /work/src/gcc-4.2.3/libada/Makefile.in line 30
> > LN_S=@LN_S@
> > by
> > LN_S=cp
> Why was that change necessary? Can you post the error that you got
> without it?
This is a very old issue. MinGW/MSYS does not support links. The easiest
way around this is to just copy the file.
I don't know if there is a bug report around for this.