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SubjectRe: Building the kernel with Cygwin

On Thu, 25 Aug 2005, Christopher Faylor wrote:

> On Thu, Aug 25, 2005 at 01:05:24PM -0400, linux-os (Dick Johnson) wrote:
>> On Thu, 25 Aug 2005, Chris du Quesnay wrote:
>>> The scripts/basic directory contains a fixdep.exe after the make is
>>> run. There is no fixdep file. I tried renaming the fixdep.exe to
>>> fixdep, but that also resulted in the same make error.
>> Ah yes! The Makefile will not execute 'fixdep.exe` it executes 'fixdep'
>> --hard coded. I don't know how well cygwin emulates a Unix
>> environment, but maybe you can use an alias??? .. Like... alias
>> fixdep='fixdep.exe'
> How about a symlink?
> ln -s fixdep.exe fixdep

Maybe I don't know.

I have Cygwin on my laptop, but never put the kernel on it so
I haven't tried.

> cgf
> --
> Christopher Faylor spammer? ->
> Cygwin Co-Project Leader
> TimeSys, Inc.

Dick Johnson
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