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Build Problem under Cygwin
- Date: Fri, 26 Sep 2008 11:41:06 -0400
- From: rsg at alum.mit.edu (Robert S. Grimes)
- Subject: Build Problem under Cygwin
Steven Grunza wrote:
> The last I checked (about a day ago) cygwin seems to no longer be
> directly "supported" for building RTEMS. My understanding is that there
> weren't enough people willing to help with cygwin and that if there
> were, then cygwin would be "supported". See
> http://www.rtems.org/wiki/index.php/DevelopmentHosts for more info.
According to the Wiki:
"In the past, the RTEMS Project has provided binaries for Cygwin
<http://www.cygwin.com/>. There is nothing wrong with Cygwin, there
are just so many hours in the day. If this interests you sponsor
Cygwin support <http://www.rtems.com/support.html> and/or volunteer
I am indeed interested, and I have volunteered, having written up my
experiences on the Wiki in the past. I certainly understand that Cygwin
has its set of problems, and I risk mortal pain by taking this road, and
I have no expectations of support by the community. That said, I've
gotten assistance in the past, and I don't believe we want to rule out
those who are stuck with Cygwin.
FWIW - I am trying to get away from Windows entirely, but for various
reasons, that road is still stretched out before me...
> - Steven G.
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