svn rev #19534: trunk/src/windows/build/

Ken Raeburn raeburn at MIT.EDU
Fri Apr 27 02:48:09 EDT 2007

On Apr 26, 2007, at 21:46, Danilo Almeida wrote:
>> I do agree that there are better ways to find it.  As Ken Raeburn
>> suggested last week a better approach would be to figure out where
>> "bash" is and then look for "find" in that location.
> Alternatively, if find is in the same dir as the windows dir, then
> keep looking.  That way you do not have to install bash when you
> install cygwin.  (I'm assuming that bash is not required.)

No idea, offhand.  But it occurs to me that cygwin has dlls in the  
same directory; those would might be better to search for than bash.   
Or, if there's some random program that's part of the base cygwin  

> Btw, if the build itself does not need find per se, you could also
> just implement the relevant part of find in terms of
> Perl's File::Find.

If it's part of the standard distribution, and the performance is  
good, yes, that may be better still.


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