Opened 4 years ago

Closed 18 months ago

#12666 closed bug (invalid)

Build Haiku on Windows Cygwin

Reported by: IMadering Owned by: nobody
Priority: low Milestone: Unscheduled
Component: Build System Version: R1/Development
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked By: Blocking:
Platform: All


Hi All. I'm trying to compile a haiku on windows using cygwin. Compiling buildtools ends well, but only for the x86 architecture. Compiling buildtools x86_gcc2 architecture results in an error:

Please help build haiku on cygwin! I have seen that it is possible in this video from your site:

Markus Himmel demonstrates the Haiku build in cygwin!

My cygwin settings and installed packages:

gcc-g++ make bison flex texinfo autoconf automake gawk nasm wget zip unzip curl curl-devel zlib zlib-devel genisoimage libtool

Activate Case Sensitive: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\kernel] "obcaseinsensitive"=dword:00000000

git clone

cd buildtools/jam make ./jam0 install

git clone

cd haiku mkdir generated-x86 cd generated-x86 ../configure -j1 --distro-compatibility official --use-gcc-pipe --build-cross-tools x86 ../../buildtools/

Build buildtools successful!

\cygwin\home\user\haiku\src\build\libsolv\Jamfile: Please add a case for your platform (cygwin)!

I Add: case cygwin :


\cygwin\home\user\haiku\build\jam\MainBuildRules #CygwinExtensionFix $(target) ;

jam -q -j1 -sHAIKU_IMAGE_SIZE=900 @nightly-anyboot

Haiku x86 Compilation ends with this error:

Change History (4)

comment:1 by pulkomandy, 4 years ago

Building from Cygwin is not officially supported. The supported platforms are Haiku, FreeBSD, Linux and Mac OS X. It would be nice to add Cygwin to the list, but you will be a bit on your own on finding and fixing the problems.

comment:2 by korli, 4 years ago

You can eventually provide headers for your host platform in

comment:3 by luroh, 20 months ago

Component: - GeneralBuild System
Milestone: Unscheduled
Status: newassigned

comment:4 by waddlesplash, 18 months ago

Resolution: invalid
Status: assignedclosed

Cygwin support has been dropped in favor of WSL. "Native" host-only Windows builds can be partially done in MinGW now also; but this is incomplete and probably will remain so for some time.

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