Compiling talloc on cygwin fails with error

Stefan Metzmacher metze at
Mon May 22 17:42:15 UTC 2017

Hi Tony,

>  Has anyone tried to compile talloc for Cygwin? configure script runs
>  fine, but make produces the following error:
>  ...
>  [20/24] Linking default/talloc_test_magic_differs_helper.exe
>  /usr/lib/gcc/x86_64-pc-cygwin/5.4.0/../../../../x86_64-pc-cygwin/bin/ld:
>  cannot find -ltalloc
>  collect2: error: ld returned 1 exit status
>  Does anyone have any ideas/suggestions/workarounds? Any help would be
>  appreciated.

We need more information, I guess it's better to file a bug
at and attach the full output
of configure, bin/config.log and the output of 'make V=1'.


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