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Re: [PATCH] fix install on cygwin with shared libraries

From: Uwe H. Steinfeld
Subject: Re: [PATCH] fix install on cygwin with shared libraries
Date: Tue, 24 Jul 2001 18:50:05 +0200

I hope your versions will make it into Cygwin latest. This will result in
many more happy campers.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Charles Wilson" <address@hidden>
To: <address@hidden>
Cc: "Robert Collins" <address@hidden>; <address@hidden>;
Sent: Monday, July 23, 2001 8:38 PM
Subject: Re: [PATCH] fix install on cygwin with shared libraries

> Tom Tromey wrote:
> >>>>>>"Robert" == Robert Collins <address@hidden> writes:
> >>>>>>
> >
> > Robert> Where can I find the reimplemented patch? Or do I just wait a
> > Robert> few hours :]?.
> >
> > I sent it to address@hidden  So you can see it in the
> > archives.  Follow links from the home page if you don't know where the
> > archives are:
> >
> >
> >
> > If you are using sources as your cvs repository then the patch is
> > already in, and you can just `cvs update' immediately.
> >
> > Tom
> >
> Using automake sources that have been cvs-upped to include the patch
> that Tom mentions above, I can build an automake on cygwin that
>    a) passes all tests except lex3, pr9, and pr86.  This is as good as
> any automake to date, AFAIK -- including 1.4 and 1.4-pX.  I'm a happy
> camper.
>    b) allows me to build a cygwin-libtool (from Robert's heavily
> modified sources, with a modified ld(*)) that passes all tests except
> build-relink, build-relink2, and quote.  (dryrun also failed the first
> time, but when I reran it, the test passed).  This too is as good as
> anybody has reported on cygwin.  Again, I'm a happy camper.
> Finally, I used my new automake (and a new autoconf -- 2.52), my new
> libtool, and my new patched ld -- and was able to cleanly(**) build a
> libtoolized, static AND DLL libiconv that passed all of its internal
> tests.  Way COOL!
> (*) modified ld supports Paul Sokolovsky's auto-imports patch
> (**) okay, since the libiconv maintainer included his own HACKED version
> of autoconf and HACKED versions of acgeneral.m4/acspecific.m4, I did
> have to muck around with and stuff, as well as update from
> 2.13 autoconf usage to 2.52 usage.  Basically, so it would use my
> installed version of autoconf...but the actual dll-building went quite
> smoothly.  I'm a VERY happy camper.
> --Chuck

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