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Re: gcc broken in 1.3.9 ?
- From: "Phil Smith" <aphilsmith at hotmail dot com>
- To: lhall at rfk dot com, ptsekov at syntrex dot com
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 01 Feb 2002 21:08:14 +0000
- Subject: Re: gcc broken in 1.3.9 ?
I actually saved the entire distribution to disk, removed the old c:/cygwin
and c:/winnt/cygwin1.dll and installed with NOTHING skipped, and had the
FYI: It is installed on NT 4.0 SP 5. I have been running as Administrator.
Also, I've used Cygwin for 6 years and ported dozens of applications /
utilities, so I don't consider myself a novice to the Cygwin environment.
>From: "Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc)" <email@example.com>
>To: Pavel Tsekov <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>CC: Phil Smith <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org
>Subject: Re: gcc broken in 1.3.9 ?
>Date: Fri, 01 Feb 2002 10:21:49 -0500
>At 10:11 AM 2/1/2002, Pavel Tsekov wrote:
> >Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc) wrote:
> >>At 03:47 AM 2/1/2002, Pavel Tsekov wrote:
> >>>Maybe you haven't installed the gcc or binutils package. To bring
> >>>everything back to normal just run again the setup.exe program and
> >>>make sure you select both binutils and gcc packages. If the problem
> >>>still persists you have to attach the output of the failing build
> >>>and send it to the list.
> >>>Phil Smith wrote:
> >>>>After installing Cygwin 1.3.9, I found I could no longer compile any
>sources with gcc. I installed it on top of a Cygwin 1.3.3 installation
>which I have been using for many months to build successfully port new
>versions of gdb, tcl, tk and a very large set of application code. What
>might be the problem ?
> >>Hm. Unless something is broken or there was a cockpit error, installing
> >>gcc should install binutils by default via setup. Is this not the case?
> >What if Phile left gcc in te skip state ? Well maybe I've assumed too
> >much :( Still I hope he will provide the output of the build.
>That would be helpful. Still, it's unclear how he has gcc and not binutils
>if he skipped the gcc installation. More information is needed about what
>he installed and didn't install and how he installed it. But this
>information may prove academic. Simply rerunning setup and installing
>gcc, double-checking that binutils is installed too as part of this should
>be all that's necessary to resolve the problem. This is a specific
>application of the very good rule of thumb "if you don't see it after the
>first install, install again and make sure it's selected for installation".
>Larry Hall email@example.com
>RFK Partners, Inc. http://www.rfk.com
>838 Washington Street (508) 893-9779 - RFK Office
>Holliston, MA 01746 (508) 893-9889 - FAX
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