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From: cgf AT cygnus DOT com (Christopher Faylor)
Subject: Re: tiny patch for execvp [Re: Problems with winsup-981223]
29 Jan 1999 22:26:23 -0800 :
Message-ID: <19990130010435.O10431.cygnus.cygwin32.developers@cygnus.com>
References: <19981227212632 DOT A24196 AT cygnus DOT com>
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To: jeffdbREMOVETHIS AT goodnet DOT com, cygwin32-developers AT cygnus DOT com

On Fri, Jan 29, 1999 at 03:09:55AM +0000, Mikey wrote:
>Something I didn't take into account with this is that the configure
>mechanism bypasses the headers in most cases, and checks directly by
>using the linker.
>
>looks like using the DATA keyword in cygwin.din wasn't such a good idea
>:-(
>
>_ctype_ DATA
>_sys_errlist DATA
>_sys_nerr DATA
>
>configure can't find sys_errlist or sys_nerr, in .../src/libiberty.

We run configure/builds almost every night and haven't run across a
problem with this.  Have you updated your libcygwin.a?

>Either the test in .../src/libiberty/configure needs to be changed to
>the same as the one in .../src/bash/configure (which would also fix
>mingw32) or the DATA keyword needs to be removed from these 2 in
>cygwin.din.

Can you explain why you think that removing the DATA keyword would
solve the problem?

-chris

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