[webkit-help] Building WebKit issue (Visual C++ 2005 Express)

Adam Roben aroben at apple.com
Wed Oct 21 08:43:48 PDT 2009

On Oct 19, 2009, at 6:47 PM, Jawahar Muthukrishnan wrote:

> >>> Is this cpp.exe part of Cygwin? In general, Cygwin programs  
> don't report themselves as having a ".exe" suffix.
> I am trying to build with Visual C++.. I am not trying to build from  
> within CygWin. I tried building from CygWin earlier, but stopped as  
> I was getting some weird errors. So, I decided to try with Visual C++.
> With that said, what part does CygWin play when I am building from  
> Visual C++. I included CygWin in the Executable files options in the  
> IDE. Should I define the right order within Visual C++ for the build  
> to find the right components to use?

Cygwin is used for processing various projects' DerivedSources.make  
files, even when building from within Visual Studio. It's possible  
it's used for a few other things, too.


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