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Building 4.6.0pre4 with Cygwin on windoze9x
- Date: Tue, 29 Jul 2003 16:39:26 -0400
- From: els at emailbox.hdtv.lucent.com (Ed Sutter)
- Subject: Building 4.6.0pre4 with Cygwin on windoze9x
I am running with Cygwin on Win2000 and just used the prebuilt
binaries (for cross-compilation of powerpc).
Any particular reason why you need to build the tools from scratch?
Phil Torre wrote:
> I'm trying to build the toolchain for 4.6.0pre4, and Cygwin is
> sucking my will to live. Details:
> binutils/gcc/newlib/rtems from the cd-working directory on oarcorp.com.
> Originally tried to build on a windoze95 machine using a pretty old
> copy of Cygwin (1.1.3 or so). The builds would fail in various places
> like "configure checking how long a command line can be", by simply
> locking up tight and requiring the three finger salute.
> The next attempt was building the same source against a newer Cygwin
> (1.3.22 this time), on an NT4 box. Everything built without error,
> but the resulting binaries don't run on our windows98 machines (which
> sadly they must). They just dump core.
> Tried the build on a windows98 box with Cygwin 1.3.22, and got the
> same lock-ups as in the first round.
> I don't see anything on the Cygwin list or here that sounds like a
> similar problem. Any hints from those more knowledgable of Cygwin
> would be greatly appreciated.
> Phil Torre phone: 425-820-6363 x234
> Design Engineer email: ptorre at zetron.com
> Switching Systems Group fax: 425-820-7031
> Zetron, Inc. web: http://www.zetron.com