Euphoria Ticket #969: Cannot build tools

Configure with 'debug' option. Run 'make clean; make binder'

You'll get an error about unable to find library. The dependencies need correction.


Type: Task Severity: Minor Category: Build System
Assigned To: SDPringle Status: New Reported Release: 4.1/ba0fec61913e
Fixed in SVN #: View VCS: none Milestone: 4.1.0

1. Comment by SDPringle 1 month ago

See: hg:euphoria/rev/dbce38fb8a3b

changeset: 6451:dbce38fb8a3b user: Shawn David Pringle B.Sc. <> date: Fri Sep 15 15:18:54 2017 -0300 files: source/Makefile.gnu description:

  • build tools library dependency set to $(EECUA) NOT eu.a and NOT $(LIBRARY_NAME). The value 'eu.a' is not portable, and tools that are built with external makefiles need the non-debug version $(EECUA) in order to build the target even when --debug is passed to configure.
  • Use BUILDDIR rather than CYPBUILDDIR as paths for test's dependencies
  • ticket 969

2. Comment by jimcbrown 1 month ago

Why are we not using CYPBUILDDIR for the path's dependencies for the test target?

This only matters on Cygwin, where we need to sometimes use c:\path and othertimes use /cygdrive/c/path - MinGW and everywhere else, BUILDDIR and CYPBUILDDIR are interchangable.

Make sure you're using the gnumake.exe from Cygwin and not MinGW when testing this..


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