Perl 5.14.2 seems to expect gcc-4

Larry Hall (Cygwin)
Wed Aug 1 17:40:00 GMT 2012

On 8/1/2012 11:46 AM, Matt Seitz (matseitz) wrote:
>> 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.

It does this for run-time dependencies, not build-time.



A: Yes.
 > Q: Are you sure?
 >> A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
 >>> Q: Why is top posting annoying in email?

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