Using cygwin with W2K in VMWare on Debian 2.6.8-11-amd64-k8-smp?

Larry Hall
Thu Oct 6 16:17:00 GMT 2005

At 11:03 AM 10/6/2005, you wrote:

>On Thu, 2005-10-06 at 10:15 -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> Look at the error in config.log.
>I have looked and is says:
>This file contains any messages produced by compilers while
>running configure, to aid debugging if configure makes a mistake.
>configure:1183: checking host system type
>configure:1204: checking target system type
>configure:1222: checking build system type
>configure:1329: checking for gcc
>configure:1442: checking whether the C compiler (gcc  ) works
>configure:1458: gcc -o conftest    conftest.c  1>&5
>installation problem, cannot exec
>Invalid argument
>collect2: ld returned 255 exit status
>configure: failed program was:
>#line 1453 "configure"
>#include "confdefs.h"

Sounds like a reinstallation of "binutils", at least, is in order.  While
you're at it, reinstall gcc bits too.

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