Perl 5.14.2 seems to expect gcc-4

Matt Seitz (matseitz)
Wed Aug 1 15:46:00 GMT 2012

> On Wed, Aug 1, 2012 at 11:12 AM, Nikolai Weibull wrote:
> >
> > Cygwin updated perl to 5.14.2 on my system and now I can’t compile
> > XML::LibXML.  It seems that
> >
> > c:\lib\perl5\5.14\i686-cygwin-threads-64int\
> >
> > expects cc to be gcc-4.  Gcc-4 doesn’t exist yet, it seems.  What’s
> > going on here?
> Sorry, scratch that, gcc-4 is available.  I got confused by the separate
> version schemes (which I realize are necessary, but easy to miss when
> you’re a bit stressed out.)

Did Cygwin "setup.exe" prompt you to install the "gcc-4" package when you updated perl?

I thought "setup.exe" would prompt the user if any additional packages needed to be installed.

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