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Subject: Re: problems with makefile under cygwin

Re: problems with makefile under cygwin

From: Hardeep Sidhu <hardeeps_at_pobox.com>
Date: Fri, 20 Sep 2002 08:22:15 -0700

> when i use make under cygwin on windows i now have several problems:
>
> - make uses the path /cygwin/p/rockbox while p is my p: drive
> by chaning this to p:/rockbox make works

You need to use an SH-1 compiler that understands the cygwin path
convention. Justin Heiner has provide one at
http://merwin.bespin.org/sh1cygwin/.

> - perl scripts only run under windows when using the command perl
<scriptname>
> so i changed that and run it manually
> ../tools/uplang replaced by cp ../apps/lang/english.lang build.lang
> perl ../tools/genlang build.lang

Are you sure you installed perl on cygwin (instead of a standalone perl
executable)? Cygwin understands the #! notation for shell scripts and the
Rockbox scripts work on it without any modification.

-Hardeep
Received on 2002-09-20

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