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[Mingw-msys] mingw on x64




On Friday 29 August 2008 22:32:51 Carlos-2 wrote:
> > use the MSYS  tar command to install or update MSYS components.
>
> That's what i did.

Ok.

> But, tar was executed in a window (cmd.exe) console (not under the
> msys sh). ie:

Why would you want to do that?

> E:\> cd MSys
> E:\MSys> tar -xf MSYS-archive.tar
>
> So, the msys executables should not be executed in window console
> (cmd.exe).

Can't imagine any reason to do that.

> because  then, they do not respect the mounts. 
>
> Is that correct ?

Possibly.  I never even dreamt of trying it.

> And, is it a bug ?

No.

Regards,
Keith.

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