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RE: mssing packages for cygwin
- From: Igor Peshansky <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: Dave Korn <dave dot korn at artimi dot com>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sun, 1 Oct 2006 13:46:24 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: RE: mssing packages for cygwin
- References: <03d001c6e508$36a1f2c0$a501a8c0@CAM.ARTIMI.COM>
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Sun, 1 Oct 2006, Dave Korn wrote:
> On 01 October 2006 03:43, Tom Lee wrote:
> >> According to Tom Lee on 9/29/2006 10:23 PM:
> >>> when I copy cpp.exe and all cygwin related dll to another computer,
> >>> I got the error: cpp: installation problem, cannot exec 'cc1': No
> >>> such file or directory
> >> Are you SURE you copied all things cygwin related?
> > Just checked if I just want to run cpp and copy
> > C:/cygwin/lib/gcc/i686-pc-cygwin/3.4.4/cc1.exe over, it works fine.
> Nope, it's still broken. You didn't copy over the fixed includes, you
> didn't copy over libgcc, you left out loads of stuff. It's really
> difficult to copy applications from one machine to another like this and
> not miss anything out.
One thing that might work is
cygcheck -l gcc-core gcc-g++ | tar -T - -czf gcc_files.tgz
then copy gcc_files.tgz to the other machine and untar it.
> Instead, copy setup.exe and the entire downloaded local package
> directory (where setup.exe stored the downloaded files) to the new
> machine, run setup.exe and tell it to "install from local directory",
> using the copied package dir. That'll set up a complete and correct
> cygwin installation on the new machine with all the same packages as the
> old one.
You'd have to tell setup to install everything -- otherwise you'll just
get a default set of packages.
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