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Re: Running make on WinXP using cygwin, but struggeling running make in
Re: Running make on WinXP using cygwin, but struggeling running make in Windows 7 64-bit. Support wanted
Thu, 14 Jun 2012 19:21:09 +0300
> From: "Anderson Fredrik (fa)" <address@hidden>
> Date: Wed, 13 Jun 2012 22:46:23 +0200
> Our build system is using GNU make from a cygwin package running on Windows
> XP 32-bit clients. Now we are into migrating to Windows 7 mainly 64-bit
> So have tried different GNU make versions on Windows 7 computer:
> · Cygwin different package setups, both make version 3.79 and 3.82.
> Think it was 3.82 might be 3.71, but struggled.
> · MinGW/msys, make version 3.81, worked best, most of the times the
> make executed OK. 2 / 83 times our system didn't build making make crash in
> the middle of execution on a pretty big library.
> · GnuWin32, make version 3.81, struggling getting make executing
> using "$(shell" commands in Makefiles.
> I assume someone has a successful setup, similar to ours, anywhere in the
> world, we can't be alone. :-)
For questions about the Cygwin build of Make, you will be better off
asking them on the Cygwin mailing list.