problem installing openTimer in cygwin

kunal ghosh
Fri Nov 11 14:06:00 GMT 2016

Thanks Csaba. Let me check with owner of this tool and keep you posted

On Fri, Nov 11, 2016 at 2:28 PM, Csaba Raduly <> wrote:
> Hi Kunal,
> On Fri, Nov 11, 2016 at 7:21 AM, kunal ghosh  wrote:
>> Hi
>> I am trying to install OpenTimer software on my Windows 7 machine
>> through cygwin, using standard steps "./configure", "make" , "make
>> install"
>> ./configure gives me the below errors for which I have googled and
>> didnt founf anything constructive:
>> Kunal@Kunal-PC /cygdrive/c/VSD/Tools/openTimer/OpenTimer-1.0.5
>> $ grep error config.log
> configure tries to compile a variety of throw-away programs to check
> for the capabilities of the system.
> Lots of errors in config.log are expected.
> You should only look at config.log if configure reports an error and
> fails to generate the Makefile.
> (snip)
>> g++: error: unrecognized command line option '-V'
>> g++: fatal error: no input files
>> g++: error: unrecognized command line option '-qversion'
>> g++: fatal error: no input files
> Here it probably tries to find the switch that prints the compiler version.
> It has to try every known switch that does that; but no  compiler will
> accept every possibility.
> These errors are harmless. They tell configure that GCC doesn't
> support the -qversion switch
> (-qversion is accepted by IBM's XL C/C++ compiler for AIX).
> (snip)
>> /usr/lib/gcc/x86_64-pc-cygwin/5.4.0/include/omp.h:39:3: error:
>> 'omp_lock_t' does not name a type
>> /usr/lib/gcc/x86_64-pc-cygwin/5.4.0/include/omp.h:86:28: error:
>> variable or field 'omp_init_lock' declared void
> Here it probably found out that OMP is not supported.
>> Inspite of the above errors, I go ahead with 'make' command and I get
>> below errors:
>> src/ In function 'pid_t
>> google::glog_internal_namespace_::GetTID()':
>> src/ error: 'GetCurrentThreadId' was not declared
>> in this scope
>>    return GetCurrentThreadId();
>>                              ^
> This suggests that OpenTimer thinks it's being compiled under Windows
> (GetCurrentThreadId is a Win32 API function). It failed to identify
> Cygwin as a POSIX platform. You could try submitting a bug report or,
> if you're a programmer, fix it and supply a patch:
> "OpenTimer is actively maintained by Tsung-Wei Huang. If you are
> discovering any bugs or are interested in pursuing an OpenTimer-based
> project with me, please contact"
> Csaba
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Kunal P Ghosh

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