Build Failure with 4.10 lm32

Chris Johns chrisj at
Fri Feb 18 05:09:36 UTC 2011

On 18/02/11 4:03 PM, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> The issue you recall is mingw shipping an obsolete version of perl,
> which would be suitable for submission to a computer museum (ca. 10
> years old).

I had forgotten the issue. Those museums scare me. I can remember when 
the stuff in them was new. :)

> This once had caused issues with cross-building automake, causing the
> automake packages to be unusable on MinGW.
> However, this is supposed to be fixed now and therefore should not be an
> issue anymore.


> Finally, a general reoccuring issue with both mingw and cygwin is them
> shipping an autoconf-wrapper script, which is causing a lot of issues
> all over the place - My recommendation: Deinstall it, it's dysfunctional.

I did not know this. I will try and take a look.


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