Subject: [htdig] Re: htmerge => //d/cygnus/CYGWIN~1/H--I586/bin/sort: not found (PR#817) (fwd)
From: Stéphane Baudet (email@example.com)
Date: Wed Apr 05 2000 - 05:26:00 PDT
Hi Gilles, I updated the readme file and just added sort.exe to the zip
file. The file htdig315_nt.zip is being transfered to ftp.htdig.org/incoming
. I hope it will help more NT users ;)
See you !
----- Original Message -----
From: Gilles Detillieux <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Thursday, March 30, 2000 8:08 PM
Subject: Re: htmerge => file://d/cygnus/CYGWIN~1/H--I586/bin/sort: not found
> Hi, Stephane. I just thought I'd forward this message from the bug
> report mailing list to you, just so you were aware of this. I guess
> your whole Cygwin package was installed on your D drive when you built
> the package. You don't need to act on this unless you want to, but
> perhaps this could be better explained in future versions if you package
> up binaries for them.
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> Subject: Re: htmerge => file://d/cygnus/CYGWIN~1/H--I586/bin/sort: not
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> On Mon, 20 Mar 2000 Paul_Rhoades@hotmail.com wrote:
> > When I run htmerge (NT version downloaded from the binaries area of the
> > site) from a cygwin bash-2.02 window I get the following output :
> > bash-2.02$./htmerge -v -c ../conf/htdig.conf
> > htmerge: Sorting...
> > file://d/cygnus/CYGWIN~1/H-I586~1/bin/sort: not found
> > htmerge: Word sort failed
> > I have checked all my environment values and re-installed cygwin b2.01
> > can't work out why it's attempting to go to my d drive when I don't have
> As you said, you're using the *binary* copy. The htmerge program requires
> a copy of sort which is worked out at compile-time. So whoever compiled
> this particular binary had sort in this path.
> It's a small bug, but you could compile from the source and you wouldn't
> have this problem. I could work out a patch to the source to fix this (by
> looking through the PATH for sort), but you'd need to compile anyway.
> Other than that, I don't know what to tell you.
> -Geoff Hutchison
> Williams Students Online
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