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Re: Problem getting started, Windows 98

Hello Brian and Larry,
  After a re-install including "base" and "devel", it now works.   I
thought I had selected "devel" the first time around but perhaps not.

Thanks for your help.


On 4/20/05, Larry Hall <> wrote:
> At 03:44 PM 4/20/2005, you wrote:
> >Hello,
> >  I have installed Cygwin recently on my Windows 98 SE machine.
> >Following the instructions, I then installed a "binutils" package for
> >AVR cross-compiler (this one:
> >
> >cd /
> >tar xvfpz usr.tar.gz
> >
> >Stuff un-packed and installed, without reporting any error.
> >Unfortunately, I can't get it to work - for example.
> >
> >"BASH: make: command not found"
> >
> >Looking at the cygcheck results, it also reports that make and other
> >essential bits are "not found".  I can't figure out why that should
> >be, since (I think) the "devel" stuff seemed to be installed from the
> >setup program.
> >
> >So, maybe something essential is missing. If someone knowledgeable
> >could have a look at the attached cygcheck.out file and tell me
> >whether the problem is in my basic cygwin installation or the
> >additional binutils package, or a general idea of what's wrong, I
> >would be extremely grateful!
> You forgot to attach your cygcheck output.  However, based on your
> description of it, it sounds like you have not, indeed, installed
> the make package and other "essential bits" from the "Devel" category.
> Just rerun 'setup.exe' and install the packages you want.
> --
> Larry Hall                    
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