Re: [NEWBIE] Cygwin ./configure error...

From: Carlos Myers (
Date: 04/24/03

From: "Alex" <>
> Hi... Right now I'm too cheap to buy a compiler, so I
> decided to download the new version of Cygwin, version
> 1.3.22-1.  Unfortunately, when I get to the step where
> I type in the bash shell "./configure"... I get this
> message:
> loading cache ./config.cache
> checking for less... no
> checking for most... no
> checking for more... no
> checking for cat... cat
> checking for gcc... no
> checking for cc... no
> configure: error: no acceptable cc found in $PATH

Looks to me you only downloaded the basic packages to get a shell
environment working.  Make sure you download gcc and make under the Devel
tree and patch and diff in the Utils tree.  The cygwin installer will also
bring down the related packages required to make these programs run.


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