Problems compiling HDirect 0.17

Fergus Henderson
Thu, 4 Jan 2001 14:59:56 +1100

On 03-Jan-2001, Eric Allen Wohlstadter <> wrote:
> When I try to compile hdirect on cygwin on my NT I get a lot of complaints
> from ghc about bad tokens. Particularly the use of "\" to continue a
> line. For some reason it doesn't see it as the line continuation
> character.

You need to make sure that the files are mounted as binary
rather than as text, or vice versa.  Try the cygwin `mount' command.

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