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Re: CygWin + gcc to build Windows application written in C.
- From: René Berber <r dot berber at computer dot org>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 14 Dec 2005 19:28:02 -0600
- Subject: Re: CygWin + gcc to build Windows application written in C.
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Piero Silvestri wrote:
> and some other Unix-like OS, so I decided to go for Qt, a multiplatform
> library that seems good for my needs. This choice forced me to change my
> compiler, so I decided to use gcc.
You are aware that Qt for Windows installs (optional) the MingW environment
(gcc/g++ compiler, binutils, I expect everything needed to build your own
> - I'm looking for some documentation about -mno-cygwin and -mwindows
> options, which I can't find neither in the gcc on-line manual, nor in
> the gcc man pages, nor in the CygWin manual.
FAQ: http://cygwin.com/faq.html question 9 and probably somewhere else.
> Where they come from? Using
> the first makes the compiler complain about a missing crt2.o (?), the
> last seems to be ignored.
You need to install the mingw libraries and supporting files.
> - I have a mysterious linker error (undefined reference to __imp___iob);
> I searched the web and found some hints about using MinGW under Cygwin,
> but nothing clear or certain; above all, only questions but not answers...
Same as above.
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