/usr/include path issue

Gábor Alsecz alseczg@gmail.com
Thu May 19 10:34:00 GMT 2011


Hello Csaba,

Thanks for the reply:

> do you actually have a netdb.h ? What does
>
> $ find /usr/include/ -name netdb.h
>
> print ?
it works fine, command print the /usr/include/netdb.h


> gcc -v getip.c
print all directories included but /usr/include folder missing


Gabor




> On Thu, May 19, 2011 at 8:54 AM, Gabor Alsecz  wrote:
>> Hi All,
>>
>> I am using the latest cygwin installation and I have an issue with my
>> /usr/include directory under cygwin bash.
>>
>> my .c file snippet looks like this:
>>
>> #include <netdb.h>
>> #include <sys/types.h>
>> #include <sys/socket.h>
>> #include <netinet/in.h>
>> #include <arpa/inet.h>
>>
>> And when running gcc from bash with the followin command:
>> gcc getip.c
>>
>> i receive the following error:
>> fatal error: netdb.h: No such file or directory
>
> Hi Gabor,
>
> do you actually have a netdb.h ? What does
>
> $ find /usr/include/ -name netdb.h
>
> print ?
>
>
> You can check which directories gcc searches for include files by
> adding the -v switch to the gcc command line:
>
> gcc -v getip.c
>
> netdb.h is part of the cygwin package (according to
> http://cygwin.com/cgi-bin2/package-grep.cgi?grep=netdb.h) which is
> always installed; it should be in /usr/include, which is searched by
> gcc by default.
>
> Csaba
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