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RE: [Bug-gsl] installation problems under Cygwin

From: Brian Gough
Subject: RE: [Bug-gsl] installation problems under Cygwin
Date: Wed, 16 Apr 2003 19:31:41 +0100

David Wilson writes:
 > I figured out the main problem: the configure script
 > determined that "ln -s" works, and so make makes links to
 > header files, which gcc is then unable to read.  (The gcc
 > is from msys rather than cygwin, which might account for
 > the inability to read symbolic links.)  I modified the
 > script so that "ln" is used instead, and the installation
 > progressed much further before encountering additional
 > problems.  Here's the log showing the next problem that
 > occurs.


Some web searching for the error message "undefined symbols
not allowed in i686-pc-cygwin shared libraries" suggests it is
a general problem with Cygwin & libtool affecting other
packages.  If you find there is something in GSL that can be
changed to accommodate Cygwin better let me know.

best regards,

Brian Gough

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