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Re: Problems with GNU make.exe on win98 (reformatted)
- From: "Johan Bezem" <jbezem at csksoftware dot com>
- To: radc4 at cox-internet dot com
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 23 Aug 2002 10:30:15 +0200
- Subject: Re: Problems with GNU make.exe on win98 (reformatted)
- Organization: CSK Software AG
- References: <20020822183340.SKQW13865.fe1@localhost>
Don't expect much: -b20 is ancient, as is make 3.75.
Goto www.cygwin.com and reinstall first.
CSK Software AG
> Heres the environment:
> Win 98, cygwin-b20, make 3.75, DOS shell
> Whenever I try to run make in a DOS shell, I get several
> "Bad command or file name" errors. I discovered that I was
> getting this error only for commands that are also part of
> the standard DOS (command.com) library. This does not appear
> to be a path problem since all non-DOS commands work fine.
> Also, I am able to run the same DOS command outside of make.
> If I place a "mkdir xxx" in the the makefile and run make,
> I get the mentioned error. However, I can run that same
> command at the DOS prompt, and it works fine. If I go to the
> cygwin bin directory, rename mkdir.exe to mkdir_test.exe,
> then adjust the makefile to contain "mkdir_test xxx",
> everything will work.
> So, is it possible that make.exe is not looking outside the
> DOS command shell for commands that are part of the standard
> DOS library? But, it works for all other commands that are
> in the PATH?
> I have tried setting my PATH so that the cygwin/bin
> directory is first, this does not help. This same
> environment works fine on Win 2000. Any help would be
> appreciated... Thanks.
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