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Gcc-mingw - check directory structure after updated my Cygwin from 1.5 to 1.7 (finally) before I read gcc-mingw announcement
- From: Brian Keener <bkeener at thesoftwaresource dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2011 10:40:40 -0400
- Subject: Gcc-mingw - check directory structure after updated my Cygwin from 1.5 to 1.7 (finally) before I read gcc-mingw announcement
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
I finally decided to go for the gusto and upgrade my Cygwin 1.5 to 1.7
and of course read the gcc-mingw announcement after the full upgrade.
I followed the instructions as shown here:
If you are reading this announcement AFTER having messed up your cygwin
installation, because you didn't follow these instructions or didn't
know about them, then see the section in this message
that begins with "HELP!!!" and follow the suggestions there to "fix"
I remove the mingw packages and documented in the above message and
checked the directory structure. I then installed just the commpiler
packages it instructs to do and then step 5 says:
"5) Now, let's check: look in
There should be three *directories* -- not symlinks -- present:
Assuming that is the case, NOW you can install some additional
The /usr/i686-pc-mingw32 directory structure on my machine is different
than documented above. Within /usr/i686-pc-mingw32 I have:
and within sys-root I have
within mingw I find
I wanted to verify this setup and check if I understood step 5
correctly and is step 5 incorrect or is my install still not right.
Thanks in advance for any assistance
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