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RE: 'no acceptable C compiler found in $PATH' error message on install
- From: "Phil Betts" <Phil dot Betts at ascribe dot com>
- To: <cygwin-xfree at cygwin dot com>, <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Wed, 1 Apr 2009 16:27:55 +0100
- Subject: RE: 'no acceptable C compiler found in $PATH' error message on install
- References: <email@example.com>
- Reply-to: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
Jaroslav Rynik wrote:
> when I wanted to install, the program with cygwin (using package for
> NetBSD), the error message "no acceptable C compiler found in $PATH"
> came up.
This list is for X related questions only, setting the follow-up address
to the main cygwin list.
> However, I have installed cygwin directly from web not unsellecting any
> option, so the instalation should be complete. The program is
> installed in D:\pokus\cygwin directory.
Only a limited set of packages is installed by default. You have to
manually select the compiler(s) and other development tools. Just re-run
setup.exe and select the appropriate gcc packages.
> To keep track all the steps I made, I send the picture of 3 screenshot
> showing all I have done until the error message appeared. I also attach
> the log file made by cygwin after the action.
> If you need any further information, feel welcome to let me know.
It would have been better if you had followed the instructions in this
> Problem reports: http://cygwin.com/problems.html
In particular, note the part about *attaching* the output from running
"cygcheck -svr". That would let us know which packages were actually
If re-running setup doesn't solve your problem, then that attachment
would be very useful.
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