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Re: gcc under windows xp

At 06:49 PM 1/10/2002, wrote:
>hi there!
>i previously used cygwin under a windows 2000 environment, and it worked
>really fine. (i more or less only use the gcc compiler and tools)
>but i got myself a new machine, and - bad luck - it only really runs fine
>under windows xp. So there i am on my win xp system, and, yes the cygwin shell
>works, but: gcc always complains about not being able to reserve space for a
>heap or stack.
>I'm not really sure, if this tells you what problem i have, i'm not a pro, i
>just wanted to ask, if there is a known possibilty to use cygwin and gcc
>under windows xp.
>If there is, please tell me, and if it would help you to have the complete
>error message, just tell me. (but i think you know more about the technical
>problems than i probably ever will....)

I think this quote from the Cygwin home page should set your expectations:

    The Cygwin DLL works with all non-beta versions of Windows since 
    Windows 95, with the exception of Windows CE.

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