Should GNU make 3.81 be required?
Tim.Bell at Sun.COM
Tue Sep 15 11:16:02 PDT 2009
>> I am currently using Cygwin GNU make v3.80 on Windows due to the
>> later Cygwin builds not supporting MS-DOS drive letters or paths:
Kelly O'Hair wrote:
> I have a 3.81 for cygwin at http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~ohair/make.exe
> See if that works for you.
I restarted my most recent Windows XP/Visual Studio 2008 build using
this make.exe, which reports "GNU Make 3.81". The sanity check passed
and the build is working away.
> From that same page, I've been using 3.81 from:
> (labeled as: "you can download this www.cmake.org make.exe which will
> not have a libintl2.dll dependency.")
> for my cygwin installation. It supports the MS-DOS drive letters.
Excellent! We may be in better shape than I thought, unless there
are other make.exe downloads that report 3.81 yet are broken for
our purposes - that would be confusing.
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