How do I run a program compiled in cygwin from a program that is running in a Windows CMD shell?

Thu Sep 15 17:28:00 GMT 2011

I am a bit confused as to the role of perl here. I have compiled under 
cygwin g++ for a long time now and don't run into problems. Are you 
using the -mno-cygwin flag in your compile rules? I have two processes, 
where one is a child of the the processed that gets launched, but both 
are in c. Maybe it is better to address your issue in the c part of the 
application, possibly create a little c launcher app that will create 
the behavior you need.

Whether you run your c widget from win cmd, bash, call if from perl 
python, etc, shouldn't really make any difference.

Maybe I need to dig into your post a bit more.


Andrey Repin wrote:
> Greetings, Ted Byers!
>> However, when I compile the program using gcc within cygwin (and run it the
>> same way - Activestate perl from a Windows' CMD console, no output is
>> produced, and if I try to run qlt from Windows' CMD, it complains about a
>> missing DLL and dies..
> Which DLL? You know, we're net standing behind you, staring at your screen
> over your shoulder.
>> So, I found a fix in terms of adding cygwin/bin to the  path.
> Fix? Sorry me, but Cygwin installation manager explicitly tell you to do so.
>> That lets me run the programs I compile using gcc within cygwin's bash shell
>> in the same way I run programs I compile using MSVC++.
>> The downside is that I was reluctant to make the cygwin programs themselves
>> visible within Windows' CMD shell as I was concerned about the possibility
>> that doing so might break some other Windows applications I use.
> It may, now what? Use Cygwin ones as more POSIX-compliant.
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> WBR,
> Andrey Repin ( 15.09.2011,<18:50>
> Sorry for my terrible english...
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