[mercury-users] Installation of Mercury under Cygwin

Peter Ross pro at missioncriticalit.com
Wed Oct 13 15:45:30 AEST 2004

On Mon, Oct 11, 2004 at 03:02:28PM +0200, Wim Vanhoof wrote:
> At 09:33 11/10/2004, Peter Ross wrote:
> >Wim Vanhoof wrote:
> >
> >>
> >>Hello all,
> >>
> >>We are trying to get Mercury running under Windows (with Cygwin) but
> >>the Mercury installation continually raises errors that seem to be related
> >>to the installation of Cygwin.
> >>
> >>Hence the question: does there exists a list of what cygwin packages
> >>are exactly needed to get Mercury installed (and running)? So we can
> >>concentrate on getting these correctly installed in the first place.
> >No such list exists.  However when running configure, it should report an 
> >error for every missing piece of functionallity.
> >
> >I think it would be helpful if you could send the relevant part of the 
> >output so that we can see where cygwin dies.
> okay, what follows is the output generated by "CC=gcc sh configure". The 
> gcc.exe file is located in c:\cygwin\bin.
> Cheers,
> Wim.
> $ CC=gcc sh configure
> loading cache ./config.cache
> checking host system type... i686-pc-cygwin
> checking for Cygwin environment... yes
> checking for mingw32 environment... no
> checking for executable suffix... .exe
> checking for ranlib... ranlib
> looking for GNU Make...
> checking for gmake... no
> checking for make... make
> found GNU Make: make
> looking for a way to create named pipes...
> checking for mkfifo... /usr/bin/mkfifo
> looking for a way to create temporary files...
> checking for mktemp... /usr/bin/mktemp
> checking for as... /usr/bin/as
> checking whether the assembler does full preprocessing... no
> no
> checking for gcc... gcc
> checking whether the C compiler (gcc  ) works... no
You are calling from the cygwin prompt?  Not from the DOS prompt?
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