Building gmp 5.0.1 reports syntax errors

sunwalker nightsunwalker at
Fri Nov 4 10:57:43 CET 2011

Problem is from mingw, which doesn't recognize cygwin's symbolic links. 
Script 'configure' is looking for suitable compiler on PATH and first it 
finds is MinGw outside cygwin (in your case it is in 

Make sure, cygwin/bin is first in your environment variable PATH and 
rerun configure.

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