Installing Cygwin

Before using HCL OneTest™ Embedded Studio on Windows, you must ensure that Cygwin is installed on your computer and that the directory containing Cygwin binary files is set in the PATH environment variable.


To install Cygwin:

  1. Go to the following website, on the Install Cygwin page and download the latest package for 32 or 64 bits versions of Windows:
  2. Run the setup program. Once the root install directory and local package are selected, select a download site.
  3. Check MAKE box.
  4. Then, select a packages to install. You must select gcc, gcc-core, gcc: GNU Compiler Collection (C) and (C++) and GNU version of the make utility. If you want to use the Cygwin gcc compiler, make sure that the Cygwin installation options include the development tools category. If not, you can install a different gcc 3.2 compiler.

Update the PATH environment variable:

  1. From the Start menu, select Parameters > Control Panel > System.
  2. Select the Advanced tab and click Environment variables.
  3. Edit the PATH environment variable to add the Cygwin installation directory, for example c:\cygwin\bin; and click OK.