Re: [R] OT: How to instaill gcc in cygwin?

From: Dirk Eddelbuettel <edd_at_debian.org>
Date: Sat 02 Jul 2005 - 05:19:45 EST

Wensui Liu <liuwensui <at> gmail.com> writes:
> I know it is far off topic. But I do know there must be some people
> here who know it very well.

Click the 'install now' button at cygwin.org, and when the selection box appears in the install process, also select gcc. There is a _lot_ of stuff available for cygwin that the default install ignores.

That said, it won't help you for R as you cannot build R under Cygwin. The R Extensions and R Admin manuals for details -- you'd want MinGW, a "cousin" of Cygwin, on the PC.

Hth, Dirk



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