Thanks JonY.
Temporarily, i have added bison's binaries itself in msys folder.
Regrads
Amit Tandial



On Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 5:07 PM, JonY <jon_y@users.sourceforge.net> wrote:
On 11/12/2009 18:01, amit tandial wrote:
> Hi,
> I am newbie in Msys&  Mingw.
> I am trying to install bison 4.2.1,which gives me error saying " undefined
> reference to fork" in /lib/subpipe.c
>
> I am using following packages :-
>
> - w32api-3.13-mingw32-dev
> - binutils-2.20-1-mingw32
> - gcc-core-3.4.5-20060117-3
> - make-3.81-20090914-mingw32
> - msys-1.0.11
>
> Can anybody help me regarding this?
>
> Regards
> Amit Tandial
>

Hi,

Windows and by extension MinGW doesn't have fork() functionality.

The solution is to use msysdvlpr to build bison for MSYS or to switch
entirely to Cygwin (MSYS doesn't play well with Cygwin exectables).


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