[gccsdk] Building GCC4 in Cygwin
peter at chocky.org
Mon Jan 14 16:51:11 GMT 2008
> In message <BAY101-W22DEF9DAC4DD603517AFBF0460 at phx.gbl>, alan buckley wrote:
> Has anyone else tried building GCC4 with Cygwin? I've been playing
> around with it. One problem has been that Cygwin doesn't have an
> official autogen build. After a query on the Cygwin mailing list,
> someone was kind enough to send me their build of it though.
> So, I've been following through the GCC4 readme file and have got this
> so far:
> $ ./create-srcdir
> patching file ltconfig
> Copying files
> configure.ac:117: error: possibly undefined macro: AC_PROG_LIBTOOL
> If this token and others are legitimate, please use m4_pattern_allow.
> See the Autoconf documentation.
> Does this matter? Anyway, I carried on regardless...
Yes, the "error" bit is your clue ;-)
You might want to check the versions closely with what we say in the
alan buckley wrote:
> fixed this. However this would probably cause
> problems for other systems.
> Can anyone suggest how I should detect if cygwin
> is running in ro-config so I can use the above for
> cygwin builds? Or is there a better solution to find
> the native machine ro-config is running on?
You're going to want to look at the output of 'uname', versus
what it says on Linux, which is simply "Linux".
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