error: could not find a working compiler

Hari Narasimhan H.N hari.narasimhanhn at
Fri Jul 17 12:45:38 UTC 2015

Yes, I did. I had done this exercise on ubuntu (sun virtual box) and was
successful. This error is appearing only on cygwin. The config.log in both
cases is the same. Uploading the config.log file is blocked here at my

I followed the instructions given at this link

The same worked on ubuntu but not on cygwin.

Thanks and Regards,

On Fri, Jul 17, 2015 at 3:30 AM, Marc Glisse <marc.glisse at> wrote:

> On Thu, 16 Jul 2015, Hari Narasimhan H.N wrote:
>  I encountered an error while building GMP-6.0.0 on cygwin while
>> configuring
>> configure: error: could not find a working compiler, see config.log for
>> details
> Well, did you do what the message tells you?
> --
> Marc Glisse

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