Error while compiling Pidgin 2.4.0 with Cygwin

Daniel Atallah daniel.atallah at
Tue May 13 20:32:25 EDT 2008

2008/4/19 dayanand kumbhar <dayanand.kumbhar at>:
> I was trying to compile pidgin2.4.0 using cygwin . While doing make -f
> Makefile.mingw install ,
> it gives an error
> /home/D/pidgin-2.4.0/libpurple/buddyicon.c:154: undefined reference to
> `__errno'

Are you using gcc from mingw or cygwin?
What is the output from `which gcc` and `gcc --version`?

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