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Re: problem with cygwin version of egcs
- To: John McNally <firstname.lastname@example.org>, email@example.com
- Subject: Re: problem with cygwin version of egcs
- From: Earnie Boyd <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Mon, 8 Mar 1999 11:37:38 -0800 (PST)
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Beginning with version b20 the cygwin package was built optimized for
i586. This means that you will not be able to successfully use it on
a lesser machine. You could get version b19 and the b20 sources and
build it optimized for i486 and you should then be able to use it or
cross-compile from linux.
---John McNally <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I am running cygwin b20.1 with win95 on a 486. I installed the
> of egcs1.1.1 for cygwin b20.
> When trying to run g77 (or gcc) I get
> This program cannot be run in DOS mode.
> Other b20 utils like "ls" and "du" work. I did not check b20
> gcc before overlaying egcs version. I have looked in the cygwin
> list archives and didn't find anything. And I'm not sure it would be
> discussed wrt egcs.
> Has anyone else reported this problem? This is the sort of error
> message associated with trying to run a windows program from a DOS
> which is not what I think I'm doing. I don't know much about this.
> Just trying to run g77 and b19 version tends to freeze up
> Thought I'd try an update. B19 still works thankfully.
> John McNally
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