>>I have had some troubles with the path formats and I hope you can
>>excuse me for mentioning this in this thread. These troubles related
>>to building Emacs on w32. I wanted to build with MSYS but it failed.
>>As far as I could see this was because of the file path conversions.
>>Therefore I have been following this thread with some interest. (I
>>had the insane idea of building MSYS myself.)
>Have you tried the mingwPORT for emacs? See http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=2435&package_id=82721&release_id=295947 for the file to download. BTW, building MSYS isn't that insane of an idea.
Sorry, I did not have the ability to test this before. Well, most of it
runs well. I see no changes from the tests I made before (without the
scripts you added). The same point fails as before, building of autoloads:
"./../bin/emacs.exe" -batch --no-init-file --no-site-file --multibyte -l
--eval '(setq find-file-hook nil \
find-file-suppress-same-file-warnings t \
-f batch-update-autoloads /d/emacscvs/msys/src/emacs/lisp calc
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Opening output file: no such file or directory,
This comes from the following in the Makefile in the lisp subdirectory: