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Re: How to install gcc and g++ 6 on cygwin which are not on the setup.exe




Hi Jose,

On Wed, May 15, 2019 at 10:58 PM Jose Isaias Cabrera <jicman@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
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> Greetings.
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> Is there a way an easy way to install gcc-6 and g++-6 on cygwin?  I just uninstalled v7.4.x or whatever was on the setup.  I am trying to build a software and gcc 7.x and g++ 7.x is giving too many compiler errors.  I want to try 6 to see if these errors minimize or go away.  Thanks for the help.
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Hi José,

You could perhaps try the Cygwin Time machine :
http://www.crouchingtigerhiddenfruitbat.org/cygwin/timemachine.html

I picked this random link :
http://ctm.crouchingtigerhiddenfruitbat.org/pub/cygwin/circa/2018/10/01/051644/index.html
and it has GCC 6.4

Another option is to download the source and build it yourself.

Csaba
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