How to Install gcc/ g+ + 4. 2 on Cygwin The recent Cygwin distribution ( 1. 17- x) provides only an outdated Gnu compiler version.
The latest version is gcc/ g+ + 4. 3- 3 from the devel/ gcc4- core package.
If you need better C+ + 11 standard complience you will have to install a newer gcc version right from the sources. This is easier than it may e cygport documentation for further info. General info [ ].
Be advised that GNU Octave is primarily developed on GNU/ Linux and other POSIX conform systems. The ports of GNU Octave to Microsoft Windows use different approaches to get most of the original Octave and adapt it to Microsoft Windows idiosyncrasies ( e.
dynamic libraries, file paths, permissions, environment variables, GUI system.