On 2013-09-03 14:00, Uwe Rossow wrote:
> Am 03.09.2013 13:19, schrieb Earnie Boyd:
>> On Tue, Sep 3, 2013 at 7:16 AM, Peter Rosin wrote:
>>> On 2013-09-03 12:44, Earnie Boyd wrote:
>>>> On Tue, Sep 3, 2013 at 4:31 AM, Peter Rosin wrote:
>>>>> On 2013-09-02 15:29, Earnie Boyd wrote:
>>>>>> On Mon, Sep 2, 2013 at 9:18 AM, Earnie Boyd wrote:
>>>>>>> I am in the process of uploading a fix. You should wait until I
>>>>>>> announce the fixed release is uploaded before installing.
>>>>>> The upload of the fixed packages is now complete. You should wait a
>>>>>> few hours for mirror copying to occur.
>>>>> Hmmm, I too managed to install the broken 4.8.1-1 before being alerted
>>>>> that it was broken, and now I find that all 4.8.1-1 files at sf are newer
>>>>> than my files. How do I update my broken install?
>>>> delete the gcc 4.8.1 files in /mingw/var/cache/mingw-get/packages
>>>> mingw-get update --reinstall gcc-core gcc-g++
>>> Nope, no disco, at least not here. It updates the catalogs and then seems
>>> to stop without reinstalling anything. I have tried to find a reinstall
>>> action in the (otherwise excellent) mingw-get GUI, but that option is
>>> always disabled over here.
>> Sorry, it is mingw-get upgrade --reinstall gcc-core gcc-g++. I get
>> confused with update/upgrade even when I type the thing.
> I used the gui and manually used "mark for removal" and installed again
> I was able to compile and link a hello world under windows and it
> produced a window as before.
That was part of my initial attempts, but now that I think about is some
more that probably fizzled since I didn't zap the cached files prior to
the remove/install. Oh well, it works for me now. Thanks!