[ODE] Problem compiling 6.0-rc3 under mingw and msys

Mauro G. Todeschini mauro2006todeschini at itia.cnr.it
Wed Jun 7 03:46:59 MST 2006

Rodrigo Hernandez wrote:
> It works for me, the 2 things that could be causing problems are 1) some 
> configuration files have been "fixed" by replacing Unix end of line
> characters with Windows end of line sequences, or 2) some file is broken 
> as the error on configure points out.
I just extracted the zip archive named ode-src-0.6-rc3.zip with windows
xp internal zip extractor.

> As a rule of thumb, please, PLEASE stop your compilation process as soon 
> as you get an error either on autogen.sh or configure, those are steps 
> that must be taken in order to get a good compilation, if those fail, 
> compilation is going to fail as well, this isnt the first time someone 
> just asumes that errors when running configure are harmless.
You are right.. but I wanted to be more informative. I saw the error on
configure but I thought that adding informations on what happens in the
"make step" would help.

> Anyway, I see you're using devcpp's MinGW and make, that could also have 
> something to do with the problem, what version of make is that?
$ make -v
GNU Make 3.80
Copyright (C) 2002  Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is free software; see the source for copying conditions.
There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A

> Do you get the same error when running the configure script that comes 
> with the rc? try extracting the file to a fresh directory and skip the 
> sh autogen.sh command.
Extracted again all the archive after deleting all previous files,
skipped "sh autogen.sh" : same error :(

Bye and Thanks

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