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Re: gcc doesn't work but seemed to install fine...
- From: Michael A Chase <mchase at ix dot netcom dot com>
- To: Ed <ed at telestoconsulting dot com>, cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sun, 22 Sep 2002 20:41:52 -0700 (Pacific Daylight Time)
- Subject: Re: gcc doesn't work but seemed to install fine...
- References: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
On 22 Sep 2002 20:53:57 -0600 Ed <email@example.com> wrote:
> I just used the cygwin setup program to install gcc on my d: drive on
> my windows 2000 professional pc.
> The install seemed to go fine. From the command line I can get the
> version of gcc:
> bash.exe-2.02$ gcc -v
> Using builtin specs.
> gcc version egcs-2.91.57 19980901 (egcs-1.1 release)
egcs != Cygwin. Check $PATH.
> But when I try to compile something I get an error:
> bash.exe-2.02$ gcc socks.c
> cpp: unrecognized option `-remap'
> And then an error box pops up that says:
> The procedure entry point_ctype_ could not be located in the dynamic
> link libary cygwin1.dll.
> What's up here? Have I been a bad little programmer?
You seem to have a very old installation. The current Cygwin Bash is 2.05
and the Cygwin GCC 2 has been 2.95.2 or .3 for ages. Even the Mingw GCC
has been at 2.95.2 since 1999.
Your first step should be to visit http://cygwin.com/ and install
a recent version of Cygwin, including GCC.
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