On 22/12/11 22:03, Ken Traub wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm just getting started with MinGW, and would really appreciate some help
> with a very basic problem.
> I successfully installed mingw-get-0.4-mingw32-alpha-1 (which appears to be
> latest version), and with mingw-get I was able to install several packages:
> gcc, g++, make, and msys-base. However, I also tried installing java (this
> being the package I most need), and got:
> mingw-get install java
> mingw-get: *** WARNING *** c:\MinGW\var/lib/mingw-get/data/profile.xml: user
> configuration file missing
> mingw-get: *** INFO *** c:\MinGW\var/lib/mingw-get/data/defaults.xml: trying
> system default configuration
> mingw-get: *** ERROR *** java: unknown package
> Same error if I try gcc-java instead of java.
> The documentation leads me to believe that java should be available for
> installation and use.
See http://www.mingw.org/wiki/InstallationHOWTOforMinGW, particularly
"gcc-java (not yet available) for Java". I gather there's a build issue
> What's going wrong, and how can I correct?
> Thank you for indulging an extreme newbie question!