Strange build behavior - can't find basic cygwin utilities

Kelly O'Hair kellyohair at
Thu Mar 28 19:55:12 UTC 2013

this is problem we have seen before
i think the issue was PATH 

whatever it is someone might want to add to the troubleshooting  section of the Readme-builds.html file at the top of the repo

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On Mar 28, 2013, at 12:50, vladislav karnaukhov <vladislav.karnaukhov at> wrote:

> Hello,
> I'm experiencing some strange build behavior under cygwin on Windows 7 64-bit. I cloned jdk8 ws and ran configure - no issues. Please see configure log attached.
> But when I try to start a build, I get a following error:
> $ make all
> make: mkdir: Command not found
> make: *** [/cygdrive/c/projects/jdk8/build/windows-x86-normal-server-release/source_tips] Error 127
> or
> $ make clean
> Cleaning langtools build artifacts ... done
> Cleaning corba build artifacts ... done
> ...
> make: echo: Command not found
> make: *** [clean] Error 127
> Both mkdir and echo (and other tools) are available from /usr/bin/ (/cygdrive/c/cygwin/bin) and I can run them as usual just by typing a name. I suspect that somewhere some paths weren't set correctly, but I was unable to resolve this.
> Could someone help please?
> Regards,
> - Vlad

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