Re: [dev] Trouble building wmii on cygwin

From: Kris Maglione <>
Date: Fri, 2 Oct 2009 13:25:41 -0400

On Fri, Oct 02, 2009 at 04:47:22PM +0200, Robert Latest wrote:
>So wmii does all I want done more quickly than fvwm, and it doesn't do
>anything that I don't want done.
>Thanks for this great piece of software!

Glad you like it.

>But at work I'm sadly forced to use a Windows PC, but to do real work
>I've installed a Cygwin environment. I tried building a current
>wmii-3.6 snapshot on cygwin, but it doesn't work:
>/cygdrive/d/build/wmii-3.6$ make
>[ ...]
>MAKE all cmd/
>CC cmd/wmii9menu.o
>LD cmd/wmii9menu.O
>What could be the cause of this?

Try the latest alpha. If that doesn't work,
try `make -C cmd/wmii install`. I've built wmii on cygwin before
without problems, and so have others, so it should work.

Kris Maglione
It's a curious thing about our industry: not only do we not learn from
our mistakes, we also don't learn from our successes.
	--Keith Braithwaite
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