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Re: ./configure in any package gives "error: cannot find input file: \WINDOWS\oracle.ini" error
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: Mark Aufflick <mark at pumptheory dot com>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 22 Sep 2004 02:17:08 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: Re: ./configure in any package gives "error: cannot find input file: \WINDOWS\oracle.ini" error
- References: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Wed, 22 Sep 2004, Mark Aufflick wrote:
> ./configure in any package gives "error: cannot find input file: \WINDOWS\oracle.ini" error
> well, a number that i have tried anyway. I have a fresh cygwin install (a
> fwe days ago) and it happens whether I have all the autoconf/automake
> packages installed or not.
> I also couldn't rebuild the configure files due variously to problems
> with the freetype m4 include or the configure.in in the package being
> too old.
> I have not been able to find anything by googling for: cygwin oracle.ini
> Oh, and I don't have any oracle driver installed on windows or cygwin
> If I hack the configure to avoid the part that generates this error, it
> completes but generates no Makefile
> help! I really want to compile and install imlib/sawfish!!
Please review and follow
> Problem reports: http://cygwin.com/problems.html
particularly the bit about attaching (as an uncompressed text attachment)
the output of "cygcheck -svr" on your machine.
At a guess, something you installed earlier created an environment
variable with a name that either configure or something called by
configure uses. You could try simply "env | grep oracle.ini".
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