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RE: I just tried to build GCC 4.0.0-RC2 on Cygwin
- From: "Dave Korn" <dave dot korn at artimi dot com>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Wed, 20 Apr 2005 16:52:25 +0100
- Subject: RE: I just tried to build GCC 4.0.0-RC2 on Cygwin
>Sent: 20 April 2005 16:24
> As the topic says, I just tried to build the second release candidate of
> 4.0.0 on Cygwin. The process itself was simple, but it took some time to
> perform the make bootstrap part, but that was expected. All steps of the
> build process completed successfully. I proceeded to try it on some of my
> home-brewn programs and the tiny amount of testing I did was a success. Of
> course -mno-cygwin doesn't work (it says: g++: installation problem,
> cannot exec 'cc1plus': No such file or directory).
> Apart from determining the proper configure options that should be used
> for Cygwin (I probably didn't use them) and making -mno-cygwin work, what
> else is required to port it fully to Cygwin?
> / M
Nothing really, although "making -mno-cygwin work" should be expanded to
include "and applying all the other cyg-specific patches", but basically,
that's all there is to it.
Oh, and to find a good set of configure options, run "/bin/gcc -v", and
your original cygwin gcc will spit out a list of the options it was
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