Help! Can't install kaffe in the Cygnus Win32 environment!

Bernard Michael Hurley bernard at
Thu Jul 16 17:02:40 PDT 1998

Thanks! I've now got past the ./configure stage -  now the hacking begins!


At 11:45 16/07/98 -0700, Stan Bailes wrote:
>Bernard Michael Hurley writes:
>> Has anyone managed to install kaffe1.0.b1 in the Cygnus Win32 environment
>> running under Win95? If I do what it says in the README file I get the
>> message "configure: error: can not guess host type; you must supply one".
>> If I try something like:
>> 	./configure --prefix=c:/kaffe i386
>> I get "configure: error: Configuration i386-none not supported". I can't
>> get any joy using i386-win32, i386-cygnus, i386-win32-cygnus etc. 
>I found that with cygwin b19, the stuff in config.guess doesn't work,
>and that the final case should be something like:
>    i*86:CYGWIN32*:*:*)
>	echo i386-unknown-win32/cygnus
>	exit 0 ;;
>Having got past that point, I have various compilation problems, though.
>The first is related to the cygwin include file windows32/Sockets.h,
>which doesn't work if included after sys/time.h because of redefinition
>of 'struct timeval' (I fixed by putting '#ifndef _SYS_TIME_H_' around
>the declaration in Sockets.h)
>I'm now at a similar error compiling InetAddressImpl.c, and haven't had
>time to go further....
>Hope this helps,

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