NEWBIE: configure problems

From: Jess Heinig (
Date: 03/18/99

  First post and I'm already starting with the dumb questions.

  Since I'm cheap and I'm spending money on hardware instead of a decent
compiler, I'm using freeware to compile a copy of Circle 3.0. It doesn't
help that I'm a Unix retard.
  I'm using Cygwin GNU-Win32, the Unix emulator for Windows. I've got
their version 20.0, and I've managed to set up my /bin and /tmp
correctly despite their name changes to some of the paths. I've got the
Cygwin bin executables directory mounted to "/bin." I get "sh
./configure" up and running, and it goes through all the checks,
finishes everything up, then ends with a mournful "./configure: /bin/sh:
not found" message that keeps me from getting anywhere.
  Once I can get past this and the make, I can probably do fine since
I'm OK with gcc . . . I just suck at Unix and can't figure out what I'm
doing wrong here. Any help/flames/comments would be most welcome.

Jess Heinig

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