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.

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

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