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Re: I just tried to build GCC 4.0.0-RC2 on Cygwin

"Dave Korn" wrote:
> ----Original Message----
>>From: Mikael
>>Sent: 20 April 2005 16:24
>> As the topic says, I just tried to build the second release candidate of
>> GCC
>> 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.

I seem to recall reading that the number of required patches for GCC has 
become less as GCC has been developed. I hope this is true so that porting 
4.0.* is easier than porting an earlier release.

>  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
> configured with.

Yes, I was looking at those. I should've used ---enable-threads=posix for 

>    cheers,
>      DaveK
> -- 
> Can't think of a witty .sigline today....

/ M 

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