Compiling GNUCash under Vista (again)

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Tue Sep 18 13:08:30 EDT 2007

"Stephen Grant brown" <s_g_brown at> writes:

> Hi Derek,
> I have opened msys, and done a env command. The path enviroment
> variable has a few relative ones like bin, mingw\bin (I think) and
> then the windows ones, nothing to do with cygwin.
> I had installed a couple of copies of msys into  various
> directories. I deleted them all to start again. When i reinstalled
> msys it finished without installing the msys.bat file. I then did a
> search from the start menu and found the msys.bat files I had just
> deleted.
> I suspect that the index of files that Vista maintains had not been
> been given enough time to be updated, and that was being
> told files existed when in fact they have been deleted.

That's certainly possible, I guess.  I know nothing about vista
filesystem caching.  We did add a delay in to try to
fix some event notification issues; are you sure you're using
the most up to date script from SVN?

       Derek Atkins, SB '93 MIT EE, SM '95 MIT Media Laboratory
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