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Re: Help: build emacs in cygwin

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Help: build emacs in cygwin
Date: Wed, 07 Mar 2007 06:19:57 +0200

> Date: Wed, 07 Mar 2007 09:23:55 +0800
> From: "William Xue" <address@hidden>
> Cc: emacs-devel <address@hidden>
> > But if it's the latter, I have one piece of advice: don't use the
> > "make" that comes with Cygwin.  See
> > http://www.emacswiki.org/cgi-bin/wiki/BuildingCvsWThirtyTwoCygwin for
> > a brief description of how I did it.
> Thank you Eric, I will try the MinGW32-make.exe under Cygwin.

I think that's a very bad idea: MinGW and Cygwin are deeply
incompatible.  So please do NOT use the MinGW Make to build the Cygwin
port of Emacs.

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