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Re: newbie question (about compiling)

--- "Halim, Salman" <> wrote:
> hi,
> i have a simple program called renumber.c (is attached; the unzipped version
> is 4k) which i am trying to compile as follows:
> gcc -I /proggies/cygnus/cygwin-b20/H-i586-cygwin32/i586-cygwin32/include
> renumber.c

This -I shouldn't be needed.

> i get the following message:
> /proggies/cygnus/CYGWIN~1/H-I586~1/i586-cygwin32/bin/ld: cannot open
> c:proggiesc
> ygnusCYGWIN~1H-I586~1bin..libgcc-libi586-cygwin32egcs-2.91.57........i586-cy
> gwin
> 32libcrt0.o: No such file or directory
> collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
> i changed the include path to
> /proggies/cygnus/cygwin-b20/H-i586-cygwin32/i586-cygwin32/include/mingw32
> and got the same results.  can anybody help?  (i could rewrite the renumber
> program in java, but i would like to get the compilation working.)
> i apologize if this is not the correct forum for this question as this
> question has less to do with cygwin (i believe) and more to do with my
> inexperience with c compilation on unix in general.

This is the correct list.  You've a serious setup problem. Please read my
webpages.  If you can't get it working then paste the output of `cygcheck -s -v
-r' in a mail.


Earnie Boyd <>
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