On 4/4/06, Alan W. Irwin <irwin@...> wrote:
> Our preferred venue for dealing with bugs is the plplot_devel mailing lis=
> so I am answering you here as well as copying the remarks below to the SF
> bug system (and closing the bug report).
Sorry about that -- I wasn't aware of that. Maybe there should be a
pointer at Sourceforge to the tune of "before you post a bug here, try
the preferred mailing list at..."?
> Our users have run across similar Cygwin build problems before for shared
> libraries (the default build of PLplot) and it turns out there is a simpl=
> fix that will probably work for you.
> It turns out the
> "file" command is essential for shared libraries to build using libtool.
> So install the file command from http://cygwin.com/packages/file/ and try
> the build again.
Indeed, that made all the difference.
> BTW, this fix is documented in the CVS version of our INSTALL file so sho=
> be readily available to our Cygwin users once we get out our next release=
> Hope this fix works for you.
Yes, that would be useful to have in the install instructions.
I have no idea what's involved in making ready cygwin packages, but
maybe some kind soul should just donate some build to cygwin...
Thanks again. Now on to trying to get gdl to compile...
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