On Wed, Mar 19, 2008 at 8:29 PM, Keith Marshall <keithmarshall@users.sourceforge.net> wrote:
Please do not top post.  FTR, I delete top posted messages, unread,
after I've made the first such request of the poster.

On Wednesday 19 March 2008 18:00, Chris Bielow wrote:
[I've moved his top posted message, to where it belongs]
> whatis neveritis schrieb:
> > P.S I tried msys with both MinGW32 and MinGW64, to do so I
> > installed MinGW using two different methods:
> >
> > - 1: running: "MinGW-5.1.3.exe", and installing to C:\MinGW
> > - 2: downloading: "mingw-w64-bin-x86_64-mingw_20080213.tar.bz2" and
> > extracting the content to C:\MingGW
> >
> > On both occasions I I installed MSYS by running "MSYS-1.0.10.exe"
> > and installing to C:\msys\1.0, but neither worked.

For MSYS-1.0.10 on Win64, you need an updated msys.bat; get it from the
CVS at:

> At least for Vista64 you'll need MSYS 1.0.11 (which is not offered as
> installer (yet?). Not sure if the same applies to XP64. But it might
> be worth a try :D

This would give you the newer msys.bat, but the update is worthwhile for
other reasons besides.


Sorry about top posting (I did so by replying to my own message in my sent items, rather than posting to the thread.. my mistake).

Replacing msys.bat with the link you provided worked a treat.

Thank you very much for your invaluable support.