[vlc-devel] Re: Error - using cygwin on windows- Please help

Gildas Bazin gbazin at altern.org
Mon Sep 27 08:51:22 CEST 2004

On Monday 27 September 2004 08:12, Rajan Rakesh-A20642 wrote:
> Hi,
> It tried to compile a simple HelloWorld program from cygwin bash
> by the command
> 'gcc -mno-cygwin main.c'
> and I got the error

As EXPLAINED in the INSTALL.win32 file, you also need to install some 
specific cygwin packages (ie. gcc-mingw, mingw-runtime and win32-api).

Have a look at this doc as well:


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