[OT] Re: question about cygwin package

Dave Korn dave.korn.cygwin@googlemail.com
Sun Feb 28 00:54:00 GMT 2010

On 28/02/2010 00:39, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 27, 2010 at 10:48:50PM +0100, Vincent Richomme wrote:
>> On Sat, 27 Feb 2010 21:36:15 +0000, Dave Korn wrote:
>>> On 27/02/2010 20:48, Vincent Richomme wrote:
>>>>> Add '-v' to see how gcc is using relative paths to look for cc1.exe
>> (and
>>>>> presumably failing).  
>>>> $ gcc -v test.c
>>>>  cc1 -quiet -v -iprefix
>>>   Hmm, that means it has no idea at all where to find cc1.  So take a
>> look
>>>   at
>>> what "gcc -print-search-dirs" says for "programs:".
>> programs:
>> =c:/developer/easymingw-devel/mingw32/bin/../libexec/gcc/i686-w64-min
>> w32/4.4.4/;c:/developer/easymingw-devel/mingw32/bin/../libexec/gcc/;/usr/libexe
>> /gcc/i686-w64-mingw32/4.4.4/;/usr/libexec/gcc/i686-w64-mingw32/;/usr/lib/gcc/i6
>> 6-w64-mingw32/4.4.4/;/usr/lib/gcc/i686-w64-mingw32/;c:/developer/easymingw-deve
>> /mingw32/bin/../lib/gcc/i686-w64-mingw32/4.4.4/../../../../i686-w64-mingw32/bin
>> i686-w64-mingw32/4.4.4/;c:/developer/easymingw-devel/mingw32/bin/../lib/gcc/i68
>> -w64-mingw32/4.4.4/../../../../i686-w64-mingw32/bin/
>> Ok so now I understand why it doesn't work it searches inside
>> .../mingw32/bin/../libexec
>> but programs are in ../mingw32/bin/../usr/libexec
>> So I suppose my only choice is to keep using mingw logic.
> I don't think this discussion is even appropriate for the cygwin-talk
> list.  While msys may be somewhat related to cygwin, I have to draw the
> line at discussions about msys and mingw here.
> If you're having msys or mingw issues there are much better mailing lists
> to use than ones with the word "cygwin" in them.
> cgf

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