Unable to extract GMP version information from gmp_version :mingw

Brian Inglis Brian.Inglis@SystematicSw.ab.ca
Sun Oct 25 16:19:34 GMT 2020


On 2020-10-25 01:47, Jim McNamara via Cygwin wrote:
> I got past the error message on configuring.
> 
> I am trying to get past an error in the Makefile now.
> 
> I posted it to gnucobol and am seeing if they can assist. It has something to do with a default.conf file is missing in one of the source directories.
> 
> I found the button for plain text mode in yahoo.
> 
> I will read up on cross compiling in the next day or two. I don't know what packages to install for that in cygwin. I get : cross compiling ... no.
> 
> They seem really interested in gnucobol with mingw related questions.
> 
> Thanks for all of your help this weekend.

In this case, "cross-compiling" just means using the mingw gcc compilers to
produce native Windows exes that require only Windows dlls, rather than Cygwin
POSIX exes that need the Cygwin dll to run.

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Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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