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Re: procmail (and SmartList) on cygwin


On Mon, Dec 31, 2001 at 03:38:10PM +0800, Greg Matheson wrote:
> On Mon, 10 Dec 2001, Jason Tishler wrote:
> > Otherwise, you can try my attached build recipe.  Note the following:
> >     2. Building procmail under Cygwin is a little touchy.  Sometimes I
> >        have to restart the make part to get the build to complete.
> and
> > apply autoconf patch
> > make LN=cp # <CR> /usr/sbin/ssmtp
> > make BASENAME=/tmp/procmail/usr/local BINS='new/procmail.exe new/lockfile.exe new/formail.exe new/mailstat' install
> I had trouble with autoconf (not the GNU autoconf program),
> determining how many 16 byte arguments execv() takes, but
> sticking the autoconf.h at the above site in procmail-3.22, ...

Did you apply the patch from the above mentioned email?  IIRC, then it
should have solved the problem with the execv() test.

> Why is it necessary to rename LN=ln to cp?

IIRC, to workaround missing ".exe" suffixes -- cp can handle them, ln


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