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Re: GCC - Access denied
Excuse my ignorance.
But what's the difference between gcc-3 and gcc-4?
2010/4/19 Dave Korn <email@example.com>:
> On 20/04/2010 02:07, Moises Deangelo wrote:
>> Where I used cygwin developing in DEV-CPP (IDE) and compiling with
>> GCC. (Libs, Headers and all the cygwin). Only the IDE was the DEV.
>> These days formated my machine. When I installed cygwin, time to
>> access the gcc to compile, the system returns "access denied".
>> How can I fix it?
>> Develop all source code in any IDE on any windows calling it the
>> structure of cygwin to compile.
> ?Right, the problem is that these days GCC uses symlinks to choose between
> gcc-3 and gcc-4 according to the user's preferences, using the alternatives
> system (see /usr/share/doc/alternatives/README). ?This is a problem when
> launching the compiler from a native windows application, because windows
> doesn't understand cygwin symlinks.
> ?The solution is to adjust the preferences in your IDE, so that it uses
> "gcc-3.exe" or "gcc-4.exe" (at your choice) directly, rather than trying to
> use the "gcc.exe" symlink.
> ? ?cheers,
> ? ? ?DaveK
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