bad configuration with mingwin

Prof Abimbola Olowofoyeku African_Chief at
Tue Aug 13 09:31:41 CEST 2002

On 12 Aug 2002 at 10:55, Jean-Pierre Vial wrote:

> I just tried, several times, to install gpc under Mingwin.
> I fail every time in the same way: when I launch gpc, it does not find
> its own parts. 
> 1) I get a message   <<cannot exec   /mingw/lib.....>>  even though the
> required exe  does exist, precisely where gpc looks for it I have a
> dirty workaround for this problem: if I do not set GPC_EXEC_PREFIX but
> put the directory  /mingw/lib/gcc-lib/mingw32/2.95.3-6   in the path the
> executables are found. I then fall on the second problem
> 2) Units are not found  (crt, gpc, etc...)
> My last attempt was with a fresh Mingwin distribution, specially
> downloaded form the mingwin site, with just the same version number as
> the gpc package, so I do not know what to do.

You definitely have a configuration/installation problem (run 
"gpc -print-search-dirs" and see what happens).
You might as well set gcc_exec_prefix.

Best regards, The Chief
Prof. Abimbola A. Olowofoyeku (The African Chief) 
email: African_Chief at

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