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Subject: Re: Error 255 and Error 2
From: BlueChip (
Date: 2003-11-19

If this is what I suspect it is, you will need to type "make" in the
"tools" directory before attempting a compile.

...but it's been a long time, so I could be wrong.

At 00:21 19/11/03 -0800, you wrote:
>Hi, I was reading the repository for these errors when making a build via
>cygwin and didn't find the solution.
>So, after following the docs in the win32-sdk page I run make from within
>~/build directory and get this error:
>make[2]: Entering directory `/home/rockbox/tools`
>gcc -0 -ansi scramble.c -o scramble
>make[2]: *** [Scramble] error 255
>. . .
>So I tried running gcc to see if I could invoke it manually.
>bash: gcc: command not found
>I don't believe I understand what the problem is.
>All the proper executables are in the bin tools build and other
>directories from what I can tell.
>Please enlighten/give me direction.

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