Re: [Mingw-msys] Re: Apache + mod_perl
- Date: Sun, 13 Apr 2008 22:44:29 -0400
- From: "Peter J. Farley III" <pjfarley3@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [Mingw-msys] MSYS-1.0.11 order of installation?
On Sun, 13 Apr 2008 22:59:26 -0200, Cesar Strauss wrote:
> Peter J. Farley III wrote:
>> So should the msysCORE be installed first and the coreutils
>> snapshot laid over that? Should the coreutils contents be copied
>> after extracting the archive to the regular msys directories?
> Correct on both accounts.
Thanks for the reply and the confirmation.
>> What about the individual utility sets like findutils and
>> diffutils? Should they be installed over the msysCORE and
>> coreutils snapshot, or instead of one or both of them, or not at
> They should be installed over.
>> And I have similar questions for the DTK utilities. Should I use
>> autoconf-2.5-2.61 or autoconf-2.1-2.13? automake-1.9 or automake-
>> 1.10 or automake-3-1? Should I install gettext-1.16.1-1.bin or
> You can safely install all of the above. automake-3-1 is a wrapper
> script which calls autoconf-2.5-2.61 or autoconf-2.1-2.13 as
> appropriate, dependent on the requirements of the particular source
> package you are building. Likewise for automake-3-1.
> As for gettext-1.16.1-1-bin, it provides autopoint, which is
> another autotool you may need. The gettext-0.16.1-MSYS-1.0.11-1, on
> the other hand, is a MSYS build. You can install it as well, other
> MSYS-built tools may depend on it.
I'm a bit confused. Aren't all the tools in that directory MSYS
builds? Or are only the ones marked MSYS truly MSYS builds?
If so, does that mean the *-bin-* builds are for mingw only, and
therefore should go into the mingw/bin directory, as opposed to the
> Note that you don't need to install all of the DTK tools, you can
> pick those you really need. You may find, however, that some tools
> have dependencies you need to install as well. A safe bet is to
> install them all.
Yes, that would be a my thought as well. I like a robust build
environment that will handle whatever I need to throw at it.
BTW, is there an easier way than the sourceforge DL pages to get all
those files one by one? Could I use wget and put together a script to
just get them all at one go? If so, what would I use for the url? Or
is there an ftp alternative?
Many thanks for your cogent and prompt answers.
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