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Re: [PATCH 2/2] Do not use DOS paths on Cygwin

From: Christopher Faylor
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/2] Do not use DOS paths on Cygwin
Date: Mon, 5 Aug 2013 10:56:49 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)

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On Mon, Aug 05, 2013 at 09:19:18AM +0400, Pavel Fedin wrote:
> Hello!
>> Right.  Because I knew I could just turn if off for the Cygwin release.
>> There is no reason to nuke the feature for people who want to roll
>> their own version of make with DOS paths turned on.
> Then maybe really add something like --enable-dos-paths which defaults to
>no on Cygwin and Yes on MinGW ?

ac_cv_dos_paths=no configure

works just fine and does not require a command-line switch.

>IMHO it's a little bit inconvenient that you have to use config.cache
>trick in order to build a fully working Make for Cygwin, and this is
>not documented anywhere.  First time, when i didn't know about this,
>i've got a problem.

I assume that the first time you wouldn't know about a command-line
switch either.  Sometimes you have to do research.

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