help win winxp install

Sam The Cat sam_spam_cat@verizon.net
Fri Jan 5 23:20:00 GMT 2007


ok -- so I am feeling kinda lame.  I am certainly not new to progamming and 
cygwin but it has been a few years since I did an install.  Never had any 
problems un win2k but I am trying to install under winXP Pro w/SP2 and have 
the most basic of problems.  Install goes fine but when I try to use gcc to 
compile a chunk of C-code I get no joy.

the command line (using the windows command prompt) gcc -o test.exe test.c 
produce no errors and no output --none, nada.  I would expect that I would 
get a "test.exe" file at best and some kind of error message at worst but I 
get nothing.

the following "gcc -v -o test test.c" generates the follwing  -- with the 
temp file not being generated

Reading specs from /usr/lib/gcc/i686-pc-cygwin/3.4.4/specs
Configured with: 
/usr/build/package/orig/test.respin/gcc-3.4.4-3/configure --verbose --prefix=/usr 
 --exec-prefix=/usr --sysconfdir=/etc --libdir=/usr/lib --libexecdir=/usr/lib 
 --mandir=/usr/share/man
--infodir=/usr/share/info --enable-languages=c,ada,c++,d,f77,pascal,java,objc 
 --enable-nls --without-included-gettext --enable-version-specific-runtime-libs 
 --without-x --enable-libgcj --disable-java-
awt --with-system-zlib --enable-interpreter --disable-libgcj-debug --enable-threads=posix 
 --enable-java-gc=boehm --disable-win32-registry --enable-sjlj-exceptions --enable-hash-synchronization 
 --enabl
e-libstdcxx-debug
Thread model: posix
gcc version 3.4.4 (cygming special, gdc 0.12, using dmd 0.125)
 /usr/lib/gcc/i686-pc-cygwin/3.4.4/cc1.exe -quiet -v -D__CYGWIN32__ -D__CYGWIN__ 
 -Dunix -D__unix__ -D__unix -idirafter 
/usr/lib/gcc/i686-pc-cygwin/3.4.4/../../../../include/w32api -idirafter 
/usr/lib/
gcc/i686-pc-cygwin/3.4.4/../../../../i686-pc-cygwin/lib/../../include/w32api 
test.c -quiet -dumpbase test.c -mtune=pentiumpro -auxbase test -version -o 
/cygdrive/c/DOCUME~1/eric/LOCALS~1/Temp/cc2WhVXT
.s


I am wondering if there is a security issue at work with the new SP2 ?

TIA
Eric 



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