On Mon, Mar 28, 2011 at 11:52:56AM -0700, FX wrote:
> > this is a known issue and strictly cygwin related. Please update your
> > cygwin environment to newest version, or disable decimal-floating
> > point by option.
> Well, maybe this is known, but it is not noted on the GCC 4.6.0 release 
> notes, nor on the target-specific installation information page at 
> http://gcc.gnu.org/install/specific.html#x-x-cygwin
> Possibly one of the target maintainers might want to update that?

I think that the right place for the note is at


It should say something like:

Versions of Cygwin older than x.y.z fail to build the decimal floating
point library, libbid.  You will either need to upgrade Cygwin to a newer
version or disable decimal floating point by specifying --disable-decimal-float
at configure time.

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