[Mono-list] Newbie question

John Duncan jddst19@mac.com
Sat, 25 Jan 2003 23:23:17 -0500

Actually, WinZip can be evil and may add CR in front of your LF if it's=20=

configured that way. =46rom experience, it turns out not to be very =
There is an option in the preferences that you can turn off so it will=20=

stop inserting CR.

On Saturday, January 25, 2003, at 11:18 PM, yoros@wanadoo.es wrote:

> On Sat, Jan 25, 2003 at 10:40:02PM -0400, PJ Cabrera wrote:
>> On Wed, 2003-01-08 at 16:04, Jaroslaw Kowalski wrote:
>>> First, make sure, you're using the right make.exe (check your PATH =
>>> possible other make-s)
>>> I've found similar problems when using nmake instead of make or vice=20=

>>> versa.
>>> Jarek
>> I hope it's not too late to add my 2 cents ...
>> I have also seen this same error message under Cygwin.  For example, =
>> has happened to me when Cygwin was configured to treat all files as=20=

>> Unix
>> files and the Makefile was a DOS file (CRLF on line endings instead =
>> just CR).
>> The main culprit was using WinZip to untar the sources.  It is a=20
>> Windows
>> app, obviously, and puts CRLFs in all text files.  The solution is to
>> use tar under Cygwin to untar the sources.
>> Perhaps this issue can be chalked up to this WinZip problem?
>> Jeroen, did you eventually get the Mono build to work?  How did you =
>> the Mono sources onto disk when you tried the build?
> I think that WinZip isn't problematic with CRLF. A de/compression
> application must be deterministic, it only runs an algorithm and =
> look inside the content of any file.
> In a unix environment there are a lot of apps that works well with =
> files (only do not process that character) but there are other kind of
> apps that have a lot of problems with crlf (for example flex and as I
> see, make). CygWin is a unix environment for windows, configure it for
> tun applications in unix style, it will work better.
> See you,
>     Pedro
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