gcc-wrapper / liborcus bustage ...

Michael Meeks michael.meeks at collabora.com
Thu Sep 19 04:49:51 PDT 2013

On Thu, 2013-09-19 at 10:49 +0200, Fridrich Strba wrote:
> On 18/09/13 18:13, Michael Meeks wrote:
> > 	Apparently other people don't build on windows in /opt ;-) but - I'd
> > like to fix this; I pushed this to at least give a more helpful warning
> > - though I guess it will trigger for everyone as of now:
> We consistently instructed Windows builders since several years to build
> in something that they accessed by /cygdrive/.... Building in cygwin
> virtual paths is a sure way to doom.

	Ah - ok :-) thanks for that. Clearly I missed the memo. Having said
that - I also thought that it was necessary to keep the path as short as
humanly possible to avoid other fixed-sized command-line / buffer limit
issues as well :-) Such that:


	starts to be a bit long too ? :-)
>  Seriously! You might find many more hideous problems and waste more
> of your precious time.

	If this is the case, should we not check & enforce that inside
configure.ac for windows ? also - it worked for me until rather
recently, so I've no idea what changed :-)

	Re-testing running configure from the above path.

	Thanks !


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