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Rubyists, I am trying to compile ruby-1.8.1 using cygwin and I get this error during make: make[1]: Entering directory `/cygdrive/c/Doents and Settings/Shashank Date/cygwin/ruby-1.8.1/ext/bigdecimal' make[1]: *** No rule to make target `/cygdrive/c/Doents', needed by `bigdecimal.o'. Stop. make[1]: Leaving directory `/cygdrive/c/Doents and Settings/Shashank Date/cygwin/ruby-1.8.1/ext/bigdecimal' make: *** [all] Error 1 Any suggestions? -- shanko...

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    Default compiling problems on cygwin

    Rubyists,

    I am trying to compile ruby-1.8.1 using cygwin and I get this error during
    make:

    make[1]: Entering directory `/cygdrive/c/Doents and Settings/Shashank
    Date/cygwin/ruby-1.8.1/ext/bigdecimal'
    make[1]: *** No rule to make target `/cygdrive/c/Doents', needed by
    `bigdecimal.o'. Stop.
    make[1]: Leaving directory `/cygdrive/c/Doents and Settings/Shashank
    Date/cygwin/ruby-1.8.1/ext/bigdecimal'
    make: *** [all] Error 1

    Any suggestions?
    -- shanko


    Shashank Guest

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    Default Re: compiling problems on cygwin

    On Wednesday, February 18, 2004, 1:39:56 AM, Shashank wrote:
     
     
     
     


    Looks like it's the space in the path that's doing it. Eliminate that
    and try again.

    FWIW I built the latest 1.8 from CVS on Cygwin very recently, no
    problem.

    Cheers,
    Gavin



    Gavin Guest

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    Default Re: compiling problems on cygwin


    "Gavin Sinclair" <com.au> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
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    > Looks like it's the space in the path that's doing it. Eliminate that
    > and try again.[/ref]

    IMHO rather the build system should be made space safe...

    robert

    Robert Guest

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    Default Re: compiling problems on cygwin


    "Gavin Sinclair" <com.au> wrote in message 

    But of course ! Spotted that a few minutes after posting ... sorry for the
    noise.

    -- shanko


    Shashank Guest

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