[GCC-XML]cygwin and gccxml

Brad King brad.king at kitware.com
Mon Feb 16 09:05:35 EST 2004

Dean Sturtevant wrote:
> Hi - I'm sure this has been asked before, but I couldn't find it in the 
> archives.
> I'm working on a Win2K system, and have Cygwin installed with gcc 3.2. 
> How do I use gccxml? No matter what I pass to it I get the error message
> Compiler "cl" is not supported by GCC_XML because none of MSVC 6, 7, or 
> 7.1 is installed.
> Could not determine GCCXML_FLAGS setting.
> I tried downloading the source and building from instructions (note that 
> CMake caused an illegal instruction in the Win2K 16-bit subsystem NTVDM, 
> but seemed to work anyway). This time, when I tried to run gccxml, I got:
> $ gccxml foo.h
> : not found
> .: Can't open /tmp/gccxml_identify_compiler2496.pp: No such file or 
> directory
> ""  " executing "/usr/local/share/gccxml-0.6/gccxml_find_flags "c++.exe"
> Could not determine GCCXML_FLAGS setting.

You're using the windows installer for GCC-XML.  This will not work for
cygwin because native windows executables do not understand cygwin
paths, so they cannot simulate the cygwin version of GCC.  You need to
compile a cygwin build of gccxml from the source.


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