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Offline MacCatweazle

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No compiler at all w/o MinGW Copmiler Suite?
« on: August 22, 2013, 12:26:12 pm »
Hey folks,

I want to install Code::Blocks with the minimal
amount of compilers.

There are no compilers on my system yet.


I downloaded the WindowsInstaller which has
MinGW bundled.
    File 'codeblocks-12.11mingw-setup.exe'
    from site 'http://www.codeblocks.org/downloads/26'

Running that installer at stage  Choose Components  I do
have the option to (or not to) install  MinGW Compiler Suite.


Question
  Will there be any compiler installed if I uncheck
  the  MinGW Compiler Suite  option?


History
  I tried to install Code::Block without that option before.
  But then I were not able to run a  Hello World  programm.

  Is that cause of a missconfirgured compiler or
  of the totally lack of a compiler at all?


Thanx for making me understand.

Offline jens

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Re: No compiler at all w/o MinGW Copmiler Suite?
« Reply #1 on: August 22, 2013, 12:39:21 pm »
If you do not install any compiler there will be none.
C::B is just an IDE and we ship it with a compiler bundled (on windows) to make it easy for beginners to start programming.

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Re: No compiler at all w/o MinGW Copmiler Suite?
« Reply #2 on: August 22, 2013, 02:27:42 pm »
OK, that points it out.

I got that C::B is 'just' a IDE and does not come with a compiler (generally).

That line
 NOTE: The codeblocks-12.11mingw-setup.exe file includes the GCC compiler and GDB debugger from TDM-GCC (version 4.7.1, 32 bit).
from the download page made me think a compiler will be totally included into the IDE, not just in the download package.

The installers option with it's (obviously old/wrong) remark/description that if  MinGW Compiler Suite  will be choosen additionally software will be downloaded by a seperate setup made me 1st tying it without that option ;-)

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Re: No compiler at all w/o MinGW Copmiler Suite?
« Reply #3 on: January 18, 2015, 10:04:57 pm »
How can I get a link to download C++ compiler?

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Re: No compiler at all w/o MinGW Copmiler Suite?
« Reply #4 on: January 18, 2015, 10:06:19 pm »
How can I get a link to download C++ compiler?
How do we know what os you are using?

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Re: No compiler at all w/o MinGW Copmiler Suite?
« Reply #5 on: January 18, 2015, 10:28:50 pm »
How can I get a link to download C++ compiler?
Couldn't resist - http://bit.ly/HZ3Ykr
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