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Re: Newbie's same old question about Cygwin

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2004-07-25 19:37:36 CEST

Marcos Chaves wrote:
> Hi Max.
>
>> Are you trying to build Subversion to *use with Cygwin*, or trying to use
>> Cygwin to build a native Windows Subversion that neither depends on nor
>> understands Cygwin?
>
> Sorry that it was not clear.
>
> I just want to use Cygwin as my building environment because I don't have
> access to both MSVC or a Unix box right now. For Win32, I'm happy with the
> available native Subversion tools.
>
> If I could build it, use some common Unix tools like gettext (maybe I
could
> help with translations) or help fix bugs and still use Win XP for the
> editors, IM, email tools, etc., that would be perfect.
>
> If this turns to be complicated, maybe I'll just buy any of these cheap
> Linux magazines that comes with CDs and get my problem solved. :o)

You are aware that there are pre-built subversion packages for cygwin?

So you could just look at those to see how I built them.

I've never seen the weird error you posted, though.

Max.

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Received on Sun Jul 25 19:38:05 2004

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