falled compilations

Brian Inglis Brian.Inglis@SystematicSw.ab.ca
Wed Oct 19 11:11:00 GMT 2016

On 2016-10-18 20:10, juan carlos Rebate wrote:
> 2016-10-19 3:50 GMT+02:00 Brian Inglis <Brian.Inglis@systematicsw.ab.ca>:
>> On 2016-10-18 19:15, juan carlos Rebate wrote:
>>> 2016-10-19 2:31 GMT+02:00 René Berber <rene.berber@gmail.com>:
>>>> On 10/18/2016 7:04 PM, juan carlos Rebate wrote:
>>>>> in the three applications receive the same error
>>>>> error cc either not exit or no work,
>>>> First check that gcc is in the path, something like this (in mintty):
>>>> $ which gcc
>>>> /usr/bin/gcc
>>>> $ which cc
>>>> /usr/bin/cc
>>>>> but this is not true, when I call to gcc works correctly, todod
>>>>> tutorials tell me that do the following ./configure --cc=gcc or
>>>>> ./configure --cc="gcc-3 -mno-cygwin" --host-cc=gcc-3
>>>> Wrong, useless, tutorials.  What you really do, if needed (and it really
>>>> shouldn't be needed, see above).
>>>> ./configure CC=gcc
>>>> In fact you can learn that by simply running:
>>>> ./configure --help
>> On Unix most executables have no extension, so Cygwin does not always
>> show the .exe following a program name, and /usr/bin/gcc is the normal
>> Cygwin output for the compiler gcc.exe, and is not a folder name.
>> If you look for the file under Windows Explorer, you will see the
>> directory entry forgcc.exe, unless you hide extensions.
>> Please run Cygwin using the Cygwin Terminal Start Menu Entry;
>> in that window, cd to the directory where the program configure script
>> was downloaded; run the following command:
>>         ./configure && make
>> without adding any other options, and post the output in a reply here.
> jc@DESKTOP-A72U7VL ~/qemu
> $  ./configure && make
> ERROR: "cc" either does not exist or does not work

Okay you said earlier:

>>> no on C:\cygwin\usr no gcc folder but if the mingw32 folder, this is
>>> vygwin error because the whole development category is installed

which implies you installed MinGW, not Cygwin, tools, causing the issue.

You should ask about using these tools on the MinGW mailing list, see:


after reading and following:


Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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