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Re: Path Problem When Emacs21 Built with Cygwin

From: Jason Rumney
Subject: Re: Path Problem When Emacs21 Built with Cygwin
Date: 16 Nov 2001 18:20:43 +0000
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.1.50

address@hidden (Yong LU) writes:

> This problem happens when building emacs 21.1.50 and leim with Cygwin.
> After Emacs binary has been built, it goes into the leim directory
> to compile lisp sources.  But since Cygwin maps all drive letters 
> to things like "/cygdrive/x", where x is the drive, Emacs fail to 
> load the libraries as the path in makefile is wrong.
> OTOH, I can build the leim tree if I cd into it before the make command.  
> Is this a bug in the makefile or with gnu make/cygwin environment?

The use of non-standard paths is a bug in the Cygwin library.

If you use a version of GNU make that is compiled with mingw32, it
works as expected.

Jason Rumney

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