Which make binary to use for Windows?
mst at libreoffice.org
Mon Jan 7 12:13:55 UTC 2019
On 03.01.19 15:07, Mark Hung wrote:
> After libcdr and libqxp upgraded, I could no longer build them in my
> environment. Make dependencies failed at 'mkdir -p'. Though solution
> proposed https://gerrit.libreoffice.org/#/c/65769/ worked me, I wondered
> why Jenkins didn't complain.
> I compared three versions of make -
> Cygwin released GNU make 4.2 : ok
> Prebuild binary:
> https://dev-www.libreoffice.org/bin/cygwin/make-85047eb-msvc.exe: failed.
that's interesting, i wasn't aware of that.
> GNU make 4.2 built by my self following autogen.sh instructions: ok
this is the latest one:
it's built with MSVC, for Win32.
> Which version is expected? Is the warning message popped out when
> running autogen.sh with Cygwin released GNU make "Your make version is
> known to be horribly slow" still legitimate?
yes Cygwin make is horribly slow, so use a Win32 build, see
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