> Still trying to figure out the most sane way to get my build system
> running. I think I'm starting to understand the significant issues so
> I'd like to break it down and see if you guys think I'm on the right
> track.

Since last week .... it's taking time!

This is what I get when I type: ./configure --prefix=/mingw

checking for a BSD-compatible install... /bin/install -c
checking whether build environment is sane... yes
checking for a thread-safe mkdir -p... /bin/mkdir -p
checking for gawk... gawk
checking whether make sets $(MAKE)... yes
checking whether the C++ compiler works... yes
checking for C++ compiler default output file name... a.exe
checking for suffix of executables... .exe
checking whether we are cross compiling... no
checking for suffix of object files... o
checking whether we are using the GNU C++ compiler... yes
checking whether /mingw/bin/g++.exe accepts -g... yes
checking for style of include used by make... GNU
checking dependency style of /mingw/bin/g++.exe... gcc3
checking for gcc... /mingw/bin/gcc.exe
checking whether we are using the GNU C compiler... yes
checking whether /mingw/bin/gcc.exe accepts -g... yes
checking for /mingw/bin/gcc.exe option to accept ISO C89... none needed
checking dependency style of /mingw/bin/gcc.exe... gcc3
checking for Hunspell_create in -lhunspell... yes
checking for boostlib >= 1.37.0... yes
checking whether the Boost::Regex library is available... yes
checking for main in -lboost_regex... yes
checking for wx-config... /mingw/bin/wx-config
checking for wxWidgets version >= 2.8.0... yes (version 2.8.12)
checking for wxWidgets static library... yes
checking how to run the C preprocessor... /mingw/bin/gcc.exe -E
checking for grep that handles long lines and -e... /bin/grep
checking for egrep... /bin/grep -E
checking for ANSI C header files... yes
checking for sys/types.h... yes
checking for sys/stat.h... yes
checking for stdlib.h... yes
checking for string.h... yes
checking for memory.h... yes
checking for strings.h... yes
checking for inttypes.h... yes
checking for stdint.h... yes
checking for unistd.h... yes
checking for size_t... yes
checking whether struct tm is in sys/time.h or time.h... time.h
checking for ANSI C header files... (cached) yes
checking for stdlib.h... (cached) yes
checking for GNU libc compatible malloc... yes
checking sys/select.h usability... no
checking sys/select.h presence... no
checking for sys/select.h... no
checking sys/socket.h usability... no
checking sys/socket.h presence... no
checking for sys/socket.h... no
checking types of arguments for select... int,int *,struct timeval *
checking for floor... yes
checking for memset... yes
checking for pow... yes
checking for select... no
checking for sqrt... yes
checking whether the compiler provides atomic builtins... yes
configure: creating ./config.status
config.status: creating Makefile
config.status: creating src/config.h
config.status: executing depfiles commands

Hope it helps.

Ser.