[ECOS] How to build SID for eCos application in cygwin environment?

Jonathan Larmour jifl@eCosCentric.com
Fri May 23 01:22:00 GMT 2003

Young Jay wrote:
> Thank you for your reply. On installing cygwin, I have made Tcl library installed. 
> Bill Siegmund remind me that in SID FAQ site "http://sources.redhat.com/fom-serv/sid/cache/6.html", the first sentence is "As sid is mostly written in C++, 
> a good recent C++ compiler is needed. We recommend gcc 2.95.2, or Red Hat Linux 7's 
> gcc 2.96. While we know of no native publically-released Cygwin compiler that can 
> build sid, using the "Canadian Cross" method, one can cross-compile sid on a larger 
> UNIX build machine for the Cygwin host."
> This may means that we can't build sid in existing cygwin environment. So I have to 
> switch to Linux now. Thanks!

Maybe, maybe not. The fact it mentions 2.96 shows its age to me. Cygwin 
has come a long way since then (not least, now using gcc 3.x).

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