Please help on GCC

estech users estechusers@yahoo.com
Sat Oct 22 09:19:00 GMT 2005


Dear all,

Please can you enlighten me on why it is more
advantageous to use gcc rather that Microsoft
studio.net visual c ?

Thank you.

Best wishes,

Olorunfemi, Temitope

--- Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha@cs.nyu.edu> wrote:

> Ugh, top-posting...  Reformatted.
> 
> On Fri, 30 Sep 2005, estech users wrote:
> 
> > --- Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha@XX.XXX.XXX> wrote:
> 
> <http://cygwin.com/acronyms/#PCYMTNQREAIYR>. 
> Thanks.
> 
> > > On Fri, 30 Sep 2005, estech users wrote:
> > >
> > > > Dear all,
> > > >
> > > > Somebody helping me on my research work has
> just
> > > > introduced me to your wonderful work.
> > > >
> > > > I am currently using Win XP, I loaded the
> cygwin just
> > > > 2 days ago and the version of the cygcheck is
> 1.74 and
> > > > it was compiled on July 2 2005.
> 
> BTW, I forgot to mention that this is not how you
> find out the version of
> Cygwin you have.  See
> <http://cygwin.com/problems.html> for instructions
> on providing information about your Cygwin
> installation.
> 
> > > > My problem now is that the gcc command in not
> found
> > > > and also startx, how do I get this gcc
> installed
> > > > because I purposely  want to use it to compile
> a c
> > > > programs.
> > > >
> > > > Please help and thank you for your good work.
> > >
> > >
>
<http://cygwin.com/faq/faq.setup.html#faq.setup.what-packages>.
> >
> > Dear Sir,
> >
> > Thanks so much for your quick response. I saw the
> > packages but how to download the gcc files and
> install
> > is the problem, please help me.
> 
> I believe
>
<http://cygwin.com/faq/faq.setup.html#faq.setup.setup>
> is what
> you're looking for.  It may be worth changing the
> first FAQ entry to
> mention that installing extra packages happens using
> the same setup.exe...
> 
> If you are using setup, but having problems with
> installation, please
> provide the exact steps you use to reproduce the
> problems, any error
> messages you get, and other information requested in
> the Cygwin problem
> reporting guidelines at
> <http://cygwin.com/problems.html>.
> 	Igor
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