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Re: cygcc-1.dll: which package?

On 04/16/2014 09:53 PM, Brandon Barker wrote:

I am trying to provide a binary that will require Cygwin to run. The
trick is, when I compile it on one system and run it on another,
certain dependencies may or may not be present. Although I thought I
did a thorough job on my test system, I'm missing cygcc-1.dll. When I
try to run my executable on a different system than the one it was
compiled on, I get the error:

error while loading shared libraries: cyggc-1.dll: cannot open shared
object file: No such file or directory

Both systems are using Cygwin64.

At first I thought this was probably libgcc, but it seems to not be
the case since I explicitly checked it, updated it, and got the same

When you're wondering what package contains something you're looking for,
consult the package search engine - <>.  It will
tell you if there are any packages in the distro that have the file you're
searching for.  In your case. see:


And remember, if you're actually distributing a binary, the GPL comes into
play.  You have to provide sources for your app and for the parts of Cygwin
you're distributing.



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