Cygwin 1.7.14-2 make/gcc no longer functional on Windows 7 64-bit
Thu May 10 07:13:00 GMT 2012
In a message dated 5/9/2012 6:35:38 A.M. Eastern Daylight Time,
>On 5/9/2012 11:59 AM, DAGwyn@aol.com wrote:
>> PROBLEM 1: "make" expects "cc" to exist, and indeed it existed in my
>> previous (August 2011) installation of Cygwin.
>> PROBLEM 2: "gcc-4" (also happens for gcc-3) can't create a writeable
>> in /tmp, but "bash" can.
> start removing this:
> 2604k 2011/03/29 C:\Windows\SYSTEM\cygwin1.dll - os=4.0 img=1.0 sys=4.0
Thanks; that fixed problem # 2. I suggest that the installation procedure
either remove that file itself or else at least warn about it.
I worked around problem # 1 by invoking "ln -s /bin/gcc-4 /bin/cc" and
the GNU-make installation procedure should test for existence of various
commands and set up a similar link. (Note also that some people expect
to also exist, since it is required for POSIX compliance.)
My Cygwin Bash environment now seems to function as well as it used to.
I appreciate the prompt response.
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