cygwin does not compile

Thomas Wolff
Tue Oct 13 16:37:00 GMT 2009

Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Oct 13 18:24, Thomas Wolff wrote:
>> I tried to compile cygwin src (current version) but failed.
>> (By Corinna's request for console enhancements in a recent mail I felt compelled to 
>> work on a patch for improved mouse support and cursor position enquiry, two features 
>> I feel strongly missing.)
>> Side note: First, I had to add g++ to my installation; maybe separate dependencies 
>> for source packages in setup.hint might be a useful extension? I'm mentioning this 
>> because the error might mean I'm missing some other prerequisite to compile cygwin.
>> So after virtual hours, I got the following message:
>> [...]
>> -I/usr/lib/gcc/i686-pc-cygwin/3.4.4/include -fno-rtti -fno-exceptions
>                                 ^^^^^
> 	  gcc 4.3.4 is a prerequisit to build the latest Cygwin.
Oh, thanks. Will it be available via setup.exe soon?

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