From: Dan Egli (
Date: 02/06/99

On Sat, 6 Feb 1999, EltaWeb Networks wrote:

> ok, i'm using CircleMUD 3.0 BPL 14 and trying to compile under Cygnus32.
> i went to and followed the
> instructions.
> Then i came to the part that says:
> 3.  When you first install Cygnus you will need to use this command in
>      order for shell scripts to run properly, you only ever have to do
> this
>      once:
>      ln -s C:/CYGNUS/B19/H-I386~1/bin /bin
> i did that, then it gave me another prompt with nothing about mounting
> or anything.
> then, i switched to the circlemud directory, and i typed ./configure
> like the website said,
> and then it gave me:
> BASH.EXE-2.01$ cd circle30bpl14\
> > ./configure
> BASH.EXE-2.01: cd: circle30bpl14./configure: No such file or directory
> BASH.EXE-2.01$

> Can someone tell me what i'm doing wrong?

Yes. in UNIX, \ is an escape. So, you escaped the return. It was looking
for a directory called circle30bpl14<RETURN>./configure.

In unix, a directory slash is a /, not a \.

type this:

BASH.EXE-2.01$ cd circle30bpl14<RETURN>
BASH.EXE-2.01$ ./configure

that should work

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