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Re: Running a program in Cygwin that was compiled in Linux
- From: Andrew Schulman <schulman dot andrew at epa dot gov>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 17 Oct 2014 10:27:48 -0400
- Subject: Re: Running a program in Cygwin that was compiled in Linux
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> I have installed Cygwin 1.7 on my Win 7 machine.
> I have a set of programs that were compiled
> on a Linux machine using the G77 fortran compiler.
> These programs will not compile with the
> Gfortran compiler that comes with Cygwin 1.7.
> Can I just copy the compiled objects over to my
> Cygwin directory on my windows machine?
No, unfortunately that won't work. Surprisingly I can't find this in the
Cygwin FAQ, but right on the home page of cygwin.com, it says:
Cygwin is not:
* a way to run native Linux apps on Windows. You must rebuild your
application from source if you want it to run on Windows.
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