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Subject: Re: Error 255 and Error 2
From: BlueChip (cs_bluechip_at_webtribe.net)
Date: 2003-11-19


ROLAND - HELP US WITH AN OFFICIAL VERSION OF YOUR
'ALL SINGING ALL DANCING' ALL _WORKING_ DEV KIT :)

BC ;)

> 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
>
>This is because the "win32-sdk" doesn't include the plain vanilla gcc, only
>the sh-elf one. That's why the page tells you to download and install that
>tools package separately (instead of building it yourself).
>
>I guess having the makefiles run make in the tools dir somewhat defeats this.



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