[darcs-users] _real_ cygwin build?

Tuomo Valkonen tuomov at iki.fi
Mon Mar 2 16:51:28 UTC 2009

(Bah, should probably have sent on this list, instead
of the devel one that popped up first.)

On 2009-03-02, Tuomo Valkonen <tuomov at iki.fi> wrote:
> Is there such a thing as a _real_ cygwin build without all sorts
> of Windows support hacks? I don't need them; I just need the plain
> old *nix darcs compiled against cygwin, without broken putty-ssh
> and without path-mangling. The provided "cygwin" version doesn't
> work; even local pushes fail. 
>     realdarcs.exe: darcs: runInteractiveProcess: does not exist 
>     (No such file or directory)
> after choosing the patches. And this 'Pushing to "c:/foo/bar"': 
> doesn't look like a _cygwin_ build, but a native Windows program.
> It even fails to find my ~/.darcs/author.
> Apparently such a version would require a _real_ cygwin ghc?
> And there is no such a thing available anywhere?
> Do I have to change VCS along with OS?

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