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Re: Bug in using the mkdir command with make 3.81

From: Paul Smith
Subject: Re: Bug in using the mkdir command with make 3.81
Date: Tue, 01 Jun 2010 08:52:17 -0400

On Mon, 2010-05-31 at 11:53 +0530, Jagadishwara Reddy wrote:
> I am trying to port my Linux build  onto Windows without Cygwin
> installed.  I am getting errors when i use  mkdir command in my make
> file and run it with make 3.81 version. Whereas i don't get the same
> error when i use the make.3.67. 
> Error: mkdir -p install\include
> The syntax of the command is incorrect.
> make: *** [mkdirs] Error 1

People who know about running make on Windows systems will be more
likely to be found on the address@hidden mailing list, rather than

If you're not using Cygwin then you don't have the UNIX shell tools like
mkdir, etc.  It looks to me like the Windows version of "mkdir" doesn't
understand that command line; maybe it doesn't accept the "-p" flag?

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