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Re: gnu make and --win32


I just ran into the same problem. Is there anybody who has a solution to


>From: "Elias Biris" <ebiris at cadence dot com>
>To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
>Date: Mon, 29 Jul 2002 09:34:34 +0100
>Subject: gnu make and --win32
>Hi all,
>I am trying to use cygwin gnu make for some win32 development. I have ran
against a problem with >the setting of the PATH prior to invoking an
external command from within a Makefile action. It
>appears that even with the --win32 the following
>PATH=... some extra path ... ; ... system env path ... & set PATH
>causes the environment PATH to contain things like : /c/Program
Files/Cadence Design
>Systems/LDV/tools/bin, i.e it turns the existing
>c:\Program Files\Cadence Design Systems\LDV\tools\bin into a cygwin
>Subsequently the subshell command cannot find the external program that I
am trying to invoke
>because the path is malformed. Oh, and I am trying to run all this from a
normal 'DOS' shell on >windows 2000 Pro.

>I thought that the --win32 uses a win32 subshell and that therefore no
alteration (cygwin-izing) >of the path would be done ... Can anyone explain
this to me ?

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