"gcc: error: spawn: No such file or directory" issue on Windows 7

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Thu Aug 8 02:29:00 GMT 2013

On Wed, Aug 07, 2013 at 11:01:45AM -0700, Vinh Nguyen wrote:
>I'm using Windows 7 and Cygwin 2.819 64 bit.  I installed gcc
>4.8.1.-3.  I get this error when trying to compile:
>$ touch foo.cpp
>$ gcc -c foo.cpp
>gcc: error: spawn: No such file or directory
>I'm trying to compile a python package and received this message.  I
>think it's a gcc issue as illustrated by the simple example above.  I
>was able to compile the python package on windows xp.
>Was wondering if anyone could help me resolve this issue.  Thanks.

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