Fixing Cygwin's Build Type Failure: Configuring Guessing
If you're experiencing build type failure while using Cygwin, it's likely due to a problem with configuring guessing. Fortunately, this issue can be easily resolved by following a few simple steps.
Step 1: Update Your Cygwin Installation
Before attempting any fixes, make sure that your Cygwin installation is up to date. This can be done by running the Cygwin setup program and selecting the "Update" option.
Step 2: Install the 'file' Package
The 'file' package is necessary for configuring guessing to work properly. To install it, open the Cygwin setup program and search for 'file' in the search bar. Once you find it, select it for installation and proceed with the installation process.
Step 3: Configure Guessing
Now that you have the 'file' package installed, it's time to configure guessing. This can be done by running the following command in the Cygwin terminal:
This command will update the configure script and fix any issues with guessing that may be causing the build type failure.
Step 4: Build Your Project
With the 'file' package installed and guessing properly configured, you should now be able to successfully build your project using Cygwin.
By following these simple steps, you can easily fix Cygwin's build type failure due to configuring guessing. Remember to keep your Cygwin installation up to date and install any necessary packages for your projects to run smoothly.