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RE: mssing packages for cygwin

On 01 October 2006 18:46, Igor Peshansky wrote:

> On Sun, 1 Oct 2006, Dave Korn wrote:
>> On 01 October 2006 03:43, Tom Lee wrote:
>>>> According to Tom Lee on 9/29/2006 10:23 PM:
>>>>> when I copy cpp.exe and all cygwin related dll to another computer,
>>>>> I got the error: cpp: installation problem, cannot exec 'cc1': No
>>>>> such file or directory
>>>> Are you SURE you copied all things cygwin related?
>>> Just checked if I just want to run cpp and copy
>>> C:/cygwin/lib/gcc/i686-pc-cygwin/3.4.4/cc1.exe over, it works fine.
>>   Nope, it's still broken.  You didn't copy over the fixed includes, you
>> didn't copy over libgcc, you left out loads of stuff.  It's really
>> difficult to copy applications from one machine to another like this and
>> not miss anything out.
> One thing that might work is
> cygcheck -l gcc-core gcc-g++ | tar -T - -czf gcc_files.tgz
> then copy gcc_files.tgz to the other machine and untar it.

  Well, yes, that might work.

  Then again, you might as well just copy the binary package tarballs across
to the new machine and untar them in the root directory.  There's no
postinstall scripts, so it's absolutely guaranteed to work and be complete and
correct.  Anything else is just an approximation really.

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