Mail Archives: djgpp/1994/07/12/11:14:50

Date: Tue, 12 Jul 94 10:30:42 -0400
From: dj AT ctron DOT com (DJ Delorie)
To: billp AT datamax DOT oau DOT org
Cc: djgpp AT sun DOT soe DOT clarkson DOT edu
Subject: Re: Shell/OS issues

>    I'm new to the world of GNU and DJGPP, and I would like to know what
> shell program people normally use to run the 'configur' scripts that come
> with most GNU sources, and what changes are needed to run it under MS-DOS.

You don't.  You either use configure.bat or some other dos-specific
setup.  Usually, the only changes that are needed are the Makefile,
possibly changing fopen()s to be binary instead of text, and maybe
some changes to hardcoded filenames to fit in dos's 8.3 scheme.


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