OK, by making sure cmd.exe was first in the path and renaming sh.exe
temporarily, it dod work -- however I wonder, if sh.exe does not work,
why does the makefile try to use it? I would have thought sh.exe
would have been better.
thanks for the hint.
on Wednesday 04/08/2009 Eli Zaretskii(eliz@gnu....) wrote
> > Date: Tue, 7 Apr 2009 17:18:50 -0400
> > From: John covici <covici@ccs....>
> > Cc: emacs-devel@gnu...., covici@ccs.... > >
> > Native windows build and Gcc 3.4.5 Mingw Vista Sepcial R3.
> Is this the first time you build a pretest on Vista?
> Also, can you remove sh.exe from your Path, then re-configure and try
> re-building with cmd.exe as the shell? I suspect that "Invalid
> argument" may have nothing to do with Emacs.
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