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RE: Successfull build of gcc 4.2.3 with MinGW 5.13 in windows XP


 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ralf Wildenhues [mailto:Ralf.Wildenhues@gmx.de] 
> Sent: Friday, February 29, 2008 11:33 AM
> To: dju
> Cc: gcc@gcc.gnu.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?
> 
> Thanks,
> Ralf

Hi Ralf,

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.

Eric Weddington


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