Mail Archives: cygwin-developers/1998/10/24/18:01:35
On Sat, Oct 24, 1998 at 09:30:22AM -0700, Ron Parker wrote:
>If one attempts to build the latest alpha from just the source that is
>bundled in the bz2 files, the build will fail attempting to make
>version.cc in winsup.
>More specifically, if the code was extracted from the archive into an
>empty directory, there will be an error looking for CVS information.
>This would not occur if the archive was extracted over an extant
>directory that contained CVS directories or if the code was gotten out
>A patch is attached that addresses this.
Thanks for the heads up. This is apparently an ash bug.
I've fixed this in a different way in the sources but it now
seems to work with both ash and bash.
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