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Re: Failure to build Emacs under Cygwin using GCC

From: Harald Maier
Subject: Re: Failure to build Emacs under Cygwin using GCC
Date: Thu, 07 Oct 2004 06:42:40 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110003 (No Gnus v0.3) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Mikael ├ůsberg <address@hidden> writes:

> Hello, I am using the very latest version of Cygwin and all packages
> are of the latest version. I wrote a simple bash script that is
> supposed to checkout Emacs from savannah, then build it using GCC. The
> script looks like this:
> #!/bin/bash
> cvs -z3 -d:ext:address@hidden:/cvsroot/emacs co emacs
> cd emacs/nt/
> ./configure.bat --with-gcc --no-cygwin --no-debug --cflags -I/usr/include/noX
> make bootstrap
> make install
> The actual checkout works fine, but the build process quickly ends with the
> following error message:
> gcc -o oo-spd/i386/preprep.exe \
>             -mno-cygwin  oo-spd/i386/preprep.o
> Essential Lisp files seem to be missing.  You should either
> do `make bootstrap' or create `lisp/abbrev.elc' somehow.
> exit: Illegal number: -1
> make: *** [maybe-bootstrap-SH] Error 2
> What am I doing wrong here? The script is issuing a make bootstrap and not
> just a make. I was hoping time would fix this problem, but it must be local
> to cygwin or something because I've had it for weeks now. Any ideas?

I tried it too the last days. I didn't see any problems but I am still
using make-3.79.1 from http://mingw.org.


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