Danny Smith wrote:
> > [snip]
> > > > And I'm quite happy with the tarballs :-) I agree that an automatic
> > >
> > > I like tarballs too, but I will never use a package like WinZip to
> > > deal with them. Instead I will search for the open source eqivalents.
> > > This takes time. The initial install is where an installer is the
> > > most useful.
> > You have a personal view towards software, and complain about having
> > trouble because the following of your own rules. Why is this an issue
> > for MinGW? But this is a non-issue, as possibly there will be an
> > installer with the next major release.
> Should we provide the 7-Zip.exe (that Luke pointed to) from mingw page (and
> source from SF files page). That might solve a lot of these problems until we
> do get a full-fledged installation program. I've been using it since Luke
> mentioned and I think it is very good.
I'll look at adding something to the front page for a link. I'm hoping
by the end of Sept/Oct to have my binary store setup to create a win32
installation of just MinGW.