BY MARKUS SPRUNCK
You need a running installation of CYGWIN. If you haven't installed one, you may read Installing and Updating Cygwin for a detailed description.
// Snippet #1 'hello.cpp'
This is a make file for gcc version 4.5.3 and target i686-pc-cygwin.
Call make in the bash shell and don't forget to execute hello.exe with the current path (./hello.exe).
The file hello.exe has a size of 35.907 Bytes.