> I assume that you are building stdcxx-4.2.2 using Cygwin, and targeting > MinGW. My objective is to build stdcxx-4.2.2 using MinGW. I don't use Cygwin > and I don't plan to use it.
Actually my goal is make it possible to build stdcxx/MinGW and stdcxx/Cygwin using Cygwin environment as well as stdcxx/MinGW using MSYS environment. > There were two fixes I had to make, to get the build of the patched > stdcxx-4.2.2 to run: [...] > On the three lines marked ** above, I added an explicit file name after the > $(buildpath) because the MinGW <ls> command, was REPLACING the > /stdcxx-4.2.1/build/ directory name, with a link (named /stdcxx-4.2.1/build) > to the file, instead of creating a link to the file (with the name of the > file), IN the /stdcxx-4.2.1/build/ directory. I have no such problems when running make on MSYS. > Fix #2 -- Your /stdcxx-4.2.2/build file: > > I renamed the /stdcxx-4.2.2/build file that came with the svn download, to > /stdcxx-4.2.1/build_faridz, because the presence of the build FILE was > preventing the GNUmakefile from creating the /stdcxx-4.2.2/build/ DIRECTORY. Hmm, you must be wrong, we don't have any file with the name "build" in svn. [...] > There is an /stdcxx-4.2.2/build/liblibstd.a file of size 2.33 MB. My congratulations, you have just build the stdcxx library :) > HOWEVER, the build ended with the following displayed on the MSYS console: When you run make without targets specified, the examples, tests, locales will be build. Not all tests are compiling without errors on gcc/MinGW at the moment. It is ok. You can build the library only (without examples, tests and so on) using this command: "make config lib" Also I suggest to explicitly specify the build type. I.e.: make BUILDDIR=/var/tmp/stdcxx-4.2.2/gcc/15d BUILDTYPE=15d config lib > In the line "make: [tests] Error 2 (ignored)", does the "(ignored)" mean > that <make> did not terminate prematurely, and that file: > > /stdcxx-4.2.2/tests/regress/18.c.limits.stdcxx-988.cpp > > is the last test source file to be compiled? I don't think so. The make should stop on the first error encountered unless make was executed with "-k" option specified. > According to the /stdcxx-4.2.2/README file, the last build step is the > locale databases. The build I ran left the /stdcxx-4.2.2/nls/ directory > completely EMPTY. Right, that because of make stopped on the compile error you mentioned above. > Please let me know -- did the build complete successfully? It depends on what you want :) You have build the stdcxx library successfully, so now you can compile your programs with stdcxx. > If not, and I > need to fix the 18.c.limits.stdcxx-988.cpp compile error, what changes to I > need to make to fix the compile error? 18.c.limits.stdcxx-988.cpp is just one of the regression tests. It was not verified on gcc/MinGW so it fails to compile. But this failure doesn't means that there is some problem or bug in stdcxx library. Farid.