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Re: Building with MSYS/MinGW

----- "Howard Chu" <hyc@symas.com> wrote:

> Pierangelo Masarati wrote:
> > I'm building OpenLDAP with MSYS/MinGW. Tests fail because apparently
> slapd
> is unable to handle full path files. For example, "directory
> /home/masarati/ldap-devel/tests/testrun/db.1.a" does not work, but if
> I rename
> it to "directory ./testrun/db.1.a" it works fine. I don't have version
> info
> handy right now, I just wanted a quick feedback: is this a known
> issue, or did
> I forget anything while installing MSYS/MinGW, or am I missing
> something
> trivial? I can look at this later, if any additional info is needed.
> Absolute pathnames for MinGW binaries must use Windows syntax, e.g. 
> C:/foo/bar. (Since they are, after all, plain Win32 apps.) Only the
> MSYS shell 
> (and apps explicitly built as MSYS utilities) can interpret Unix-style
> absolute paths.

Thanks.  Then I guess the absolute pathnames in tests should be modified.


Ing. Pierangelo Masarati
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