Cygwin Imake

Earnie Boyd
Mon May 31 21:10:00 GMT 1999

Hi Linda,

It sounds as if you have a configuration problem.  cd to the cygwin bin
directory and send the output of `./cygcheck -s -v -r' pasted (not attached) in
the mail.

--- Linda Seymour <> wrote:
> I downloaded Cygwin X11R6 tools and I am trying to use the Imake that was
> provided.  I get the following error when I try and make my Makefile:
> > config/imake/nt/imake -I./config/cf -DTOPDIR=. -DCURDIR=.   
> gcc: installation problem, cannot exec `cpp': No such file or directory
> config/imake/nt/imake: Exit code 1.
>   Stop.
> We don't have a cpp.exe.  We did try renaming c++.exe and gcc.exe but this
> did not work.  I have
> another Imake that I don't know where it is from but when I use that one I
> have problems with the
> cygwin sh.exe.
> This other Imake works fine with MKS NT tools but I want to get away from
> using the MKS NT tools.
> I found on the FAC were It tells me that I need to set an environment
> variable GCC_EXEC_PREFIX but
> it does not tell me what to set it to. 
> So, does anyone have any suggestions on solving this problem?
> Linda Seymour
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