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Re: configure error: cannot find install-sh or install.sh in ../.. "../../winsup/cygwin"/../..
The reason for it, was I initially had issues trying to install
openswan into cygwin. Openswan is supposed to support installation on
cygwin. I was then instructed to cross compile openswan for cygwin on
linux to try and get it to work. And i was told to look at the
cross-compiler doc in the openswan package on how to do that. Which
told me to get winsup and build it so I would have a compiler on Linux
to build openswan for cygwin. But thats when i ran into the issues
You mention packages that come with a cygwin installation to compile a
program to be used on cygwin. Mind giving me a rough idea on how to do
On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 3:04 PM, Christopher Faylor
> On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 11:22:13AM -0400, Ryan McLeod wrote:
>>Got around to trying some of this again. I commented out some #include
>><winsock2.h>, but eventually one file didnt like it and had a bunch of
>>unknown variables. I was reading through the emails and I did want to
>>specify that at this point I'm just trying to compile and install
>>winsup from the CVS cygwin server.
> At the risk of annoying the open source zealots among us, I have to ask:
> Why? ?There is no need to build "winsup" when you're trying to build
> some other package. ?That is definitely not a prerequiste. ?All of the
> files that you need to build packages are already part of the cygwin
> release. ?You can't avoid downloading them if you have a working cygwin
>>I havent gotten to openswan yet. ?Not sure if that helps to look for
>>the root of the issue.
> Actually, no, it just confuses things. ?The problems that you're seeing
> are likely do to some bad decisions that are being made in the openswan
> code. ?You don't need cygwin source code to deal with that.
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