Compiling Kaffe with Cygwin on NT 4.0

Godmar Back gback at
Sat Jan 30 17:38:17 PST 1999

This is not a kaffe problem, but a problem with your cygwin installation.
It doesn't find /bin/sh, so configure aborts with that cryptic, but I
think unix-compatible msg.

Having installed it myself, I can report that you need to go in the
registry and fix up the mount table entry that makes /bin point to 
C:\cygnus\cygwin\bin, because that's not where the /bin stuff is.
Change the entry to point to where it really is -- like

Type "mount" to see whether your mount table is correct; ls -l /bin/sh
should also check whether you have a sh in /bin there.

	- Godmar

> I've been trying to get kaffe to configure and compile on windows NT 4.0
> using the b20 release of Cygwin.  I keep getting a file not found error when
> running the configure script.  Is there something I should be doing that I'm
> forgetting or overlookings.  Any help would be appreciated.  Thank you.
> Cornelius Sybrandy.

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