Re: About Cygwin

Subject: Re: About Cygwin
From: Andrew Dunbar (
Date: Fri Apr 13 2001 - 10:04:59 CDT

Hilary Cheng wrote:
> Hi All,
> I would ilke to use Cygwin to compile AbiWord under Win32
> Environment. But
> When I compile the zlib ( from cvs of abi ). it give me an errors that
> can't found 'cl'.
> I should use VC++ to compile it ?

Hi Hilary. Under Cygwin it uses GNU make and the rest but still
uses VC++ as the compiler. to run VC++ from a dos box you have
to run VCVARS32.BAT which is in your VC++ installation somewhere.

I think it's also possible to build with gcc under Cygwin but
I'm not sure how.



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