Newbie C Questions

Chris Faylor
Tue Aug 31 23:49:00 GMT 1999

On Wed, Aug 25, 1999 at 04:24:53AM -0700,  Clark Sims  wrote:
>On Tue, 24 Aug 1999 22:54:10   Chris Faylor wrote:
>>On Tue, Aug 24, 1999 at 09:58:00PM +0200, Michael Hirmke wrote:
>>>>I use the Watcom compiler, but I can't get it to
>>>>compile with the Cygnus port of GCC. The include
>>>>file conio.h is not being found. conio.h exists
>>>>in one of the subdirectories of Cygnus, but GCC
>>>Your setup seems to be, uhm a bit chaotic.
>>>Please paste the output of
>>>   cygcheck -s -v -r 
>>>to a mail to this list. Perhaps we can see, what's
>>>going wrong.
>>Actually, I'm confused by the wording here.  How do you get a
>>Watcom compiler to compile using a cygnus port of gcc?
>wcl386 mypg.c

And, that compiles mypg.c with the Watcom compiler.  What does cygwin
have to do with this?

>>What does Watcom have to do with Cygwin gcc?
>They both produce WIN32 code, which runs well under an NT system.  I
>like to run compilers in parallel as a check on one another.  The
>Watcom compiler is good because it is pretty ANSI compilent, and it is
>very stable (few bugs).  Too bad Sybase has killed it.  Sybase's
>actions are responcible for me switching to freeware and openware.

Uh huh.  I'm still not getting what Watcom has to do with anything.
If you're having a problem accessing an include file via gcc, then
this has nothing to do with Watcom.


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