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Re: "GCC is not found" and "compiler cannot create executables" errors
On Apr 9 11:26, david sastre wrote:
> So now I have a question:
> What's the problem with C:\cygwin\usr\local\bin\cygmpfr-1.dll being a symlink
> instead of a file?
> Is it related to the fact that cygcheck's output uses DOS pathnames
> and/or doesn't
> understand POSIX pathnames? (note that I'm totally ignorant about
> cygcheck internals)
> BTW ldd output doesn't know about symlinks either.
The problem is that the Windows DLL loader doesn't know about symlinks,
nor about Windows shortcuts. If at all, it might understand native NTFS
symlinks starting with Windows Vista. But as long as we don't become
super-rich and purchase Windows from Microsoft, it won't understand
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