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Re: FW: [Mingw-msys] How do I recreate the MSYS distribution?




Torsten Schlabach wrote:
> Dear list!
> 
> I am trying to follow the howtos:
> 
> http://www.mingw.org/MinGWiki/index.php/MSYSBuildEnvironment
> http://www.mingw.org/MinGWiki/index.php/Build%20MSYS
> 
> Unfortunately, I don't get very far.
> 
>> Now you can enter the MSYS Build Environment by simply doing
>> MSYSTEM=MSYS start /msys
> 
> Calling this, after having done the preparations described, a Windows Command Windows (CMD.EXE) opens.
> 
> Are these howtos still applicable? Am I missing the obvious?
> 
> Regards,
> Torsten
> 

Use the msysdvlpr command to enter the MSYS Build Environment. I updated 
the howto accordingly.

The former method didn't work for me as well, with the msys.bat file 
shipped in MSYS 1.0.10. It couldn't find rxvt.exe nor sh.exe. The CVS 
version has a fix for this. If you want, you can get it here:
http://mingw.cvs.sourceforge.net/*checkout*/mingw/msys/dvlpr/bin/msys.bat

Regards,
Cesar


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