[tex-live] building from source

Jonathan Kew jonathan_kew at sil.org
Sun May 28 21:00:37 CEST 2006

On 28 May 2006, at 6:50 pm, Karl Berry wrote:

>     and as you can see from that diff w/o protecting them in an  
> #ifdef.
> Ah, now it is all clear.  Thanks.
> Are you or anyone here in a position to report this bug to cygwin?   
> TeX
> has been using getline for 20+ years, it's rather annoying to have a
> name clash now.

So it is.

However, there might be a trivial workaround (for all the WEB  
programs that define a getline procedure): amid the other  
investigations, did anyone using Cygwin try my suggestion from a  
couple days ago of adding a #define to texk/web2c/cpascal.h? Seems  
like that should fix it.


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