configure: Detect and use tools executable extensions for makefiles.

Steven Edwards winehacker at
Thu Aug 27 08:01:41 CDT 2009

On Wed, Aug 26, 2009 at 10:52 PM, Dylan Smith<dylan.ah.smith at> wrote:
> I don't know if this is new behaviour. I do remember having trouble
> building on windows before, so I gave up and tried cross compiling,
> which now works without errors (no -k option needed for make).
> I am using mingw, msysgit, msys, and some GnuWin32 packages, so it is
> possible that it is a configuration issue.  I'll retry with only mingw
> and msys.  I don't think they provide Flex and Bison though.

No they don't, I've always had to search for the msys/mingw
developer/dtk packages or use the GnuWin32 ports. I'll see if I still
have a windows box with a mingw runtime installed to look myself.

Steven Edwards

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