OPENMPI only works on Cygwin Terminal not windows Command Line

William John
Sun Oct 27 18:56:00 GMT 2019

I did add it to the Path and also restarted the computer and the command
line. I do see that the file mpicc is a symbolic link to
opalwrapper executable file and windows cannot recognize that. Is there
some way to remedy this?

On Sat, Oct 26, 2019 at 11:33 PM William John <> wrote:

> Dear Cygwin,
> I recently installed openmpi and libopenmpi-devel on my windows machine.
> However, I cannot call mpicc on my windows cmd, rather I get "'mpicc' is
> not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or
> batch file". This is weird because I have added C:\cygwin64\bin
> and C:\cygwin64 to my System variables. The command mpicc --version also
> works on my cygwin terminal so I am kind of confused here as to what to do
> with the set up. I checked the bin inside cygwin64 and I found mpicc and
> mpiexec, I am just confused as to what is going on with the configuration
> for my windows command line. Would it be possible to direct me to a
> solution or to help me with this?
> Best,
> William John

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