[vlc-devel] Re: Error - using cygwin on windows- Please help

Gildas Bazin gbazin at altern.org
Mon Sep 27 13:57:09 CEST 2004

On Monday 27 September 2004 13:33, Rajan Rakesh-A20642 wrote:
> intf.o `test -f 'intf.c' || echo './'`intf.c; \
> then mv -f ".deps/libdvdplay_plugin_a-intf.Tpo" 
> Po"; else rm -f ".deps/libdvdplay_plugin_a-intf.Tpo"; exit 1; fi
> In file included from intf.c:29:
> /usr/i686-pc-mingw32/include/unistd.h:23: error: parse error before 
> /usr/i686-pc-mingw32/include/unistd.h:24: error: parse error before 
> /usr/i686-pc-mingw32/include/unistd.h: In function `ftruncate':
> /usr/i686-pc-mingw32/include/unistd.h:26: error: `__fd' undeclared (first 
use in
>  this function)
> /usr/i686-pc-mingw32/include/unistd.h:26: error: (Each undeclared 
identifier is
> reported only once
> /usr/i686-pc-mingw32/include/unistd.h:26: error: for each function it 
appears in
> .)
> /usr/i686-pc-mingw32/include/unistd.h:26: error: `__length' undeclared 
(first us
> e in this function)

You should work with the development version of VLC not 0.7.2 which is 
getting old. The problem above was introduced recently when cygwin updated 
their w32api package and it is solved in the development version.


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