I think that I have found a trick to allow compilation with MSYS, I will contribute it when ready, and CC to Eli.



> From: deng@randomsample.de
> To: vincent.b.1@hotmail.fr
> CC: cedet-semantic@lists.sourceforge.net
> Subject: Re: [cedet-semantic] Latest CEDET on BZR does not compile with emacs 24.1
> Date: Mon, 1 Oct 2012 17:21:51 +0200
> Vincent Bela´che writes:
> > Thanks for the feedback, I will see if I can make some hack to overload
> > expand-file-name so that MSYS paths are interpreted correctly, and let you
> > know.
> Good luck, but may I suggest again that you just ask on emacs-help?
> People like Eli read there who happen to know this MSYS business inside
> out.
> -David