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Re: Posix utils (was EGCS 1.0.2: weird include paths with gcc -b, specs, etc)
- To: gnu-win32 at cygnus dot com
- Subject: Re: Posix utils (was EGCS 1.0.2: weird include paths with gcc -b, specs, etc)
- From: "Stephen L Arnold" <sarnold at coyote dot rain dot org>
- Date: Sun, 23 Aug 1998 10:51:17 -0700
- Organization: Huh?
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- Reply-to: sarnold at earthling dot net
On 22 Aug 98, Paul Garceau had this to say about Re: EGCS 1.0.2:
weird include paths with gcc -b, :
> On 21 Aug 98, at 14:56, the Illustrious Mumit Khan wrote:
> > On Mon, 17 Aug 1998, Fieldhouse, Dirk wrote:
> > > ref: Earnie Boyd's
> > > http://www.cygnus.com/ml/gnu-win32/1998-Apr/0028.html
> > >
> > > I'm trying to set up a dual cygwin32/mingw32 environment with the egcs
> > > 1.0.2 cygwin32 binaries and being defeated by some strange behaviour
> > > with search paths.
> > >
> > > The binary distribution of egcs-1.0.2 for cygwin32 seems to have some
> > > hard-wired directories built into it, specifically
> > >
> > > ../../../../../include
> > > and
> > > ../../../../i386-cygwin32/include
> Mine is an i86/NT4 and has had the Posix utilities added from
> the MS NT4 Workstation Resource Kit.
> This set of Posix utilities, if anyone would wish to re-build them, need
> to be built under NTFS. The pre-built binaries themselves
> function just fine in a FAT partition.
> The source and pre-built binaries are copyright to The Regents
> of the University of California and based in part on BSD Networking
> software licensed from the University of California, Berkeley.
> This set of utilities recognizes the "Cygnus unlibsubdir" as a
> valid directory reference simply because it is a fully compatible
> directory structure as far as the included Posix utilities are
> As a suggestion, for those of you who do have problems with
> this "Cygnus unlibsubdir" who _are_ using an MS/i86 based
> platform might want to take note and see if you can get the above
> mentioned utilities for your respective operating system(s).
Excuse my ignorance, but can these tools be built for win95/98? Or
is it another one of those NT only things? My small brain can only
hold so much these days, so I may have to stick to linux for the
EGCS & glibc2 stuff...
If anyone's interested, I put together a goofy little web page for
the other folks in my C class with links to the cygwin32, EGCS,
ntemacs, and other free win32 tools (and some linux and other
stuff). It's at:
Comments, flames, suggestions welcome
PS. Could I get some feedback on these too?
On 19 Aug 98, Stephen L Arnold had stupid newbie questions:
> What does cygpath.exe do?
> The following environment variables are set in the
> cygnus.bat file.
> These others (below) are obviously wrong; where are they
> set? I'm using win95, so I guess I can't have an /etc
> directory :-( Should I set them in my .bashrc?
> If so, what directories should they point to?
> What about all the other default env. variables? Where can I
> change them (or do I need to set/zero them in my .bashrc file)?
Steve Arnold firstname.lastname@example.org
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