Sergio,

Thanks.
I just get the latest package installed.
There is no mingw-get. I cannot get mingw-get to have xz package installed.
Also, pwd -W works but /bin/pwd -W will get the error as before.

Any suggestions?

Tom


but I didn't find the msys.bat

On May 29, 2011 2:40pm, Sergio NNX <sfhacker@hotmail.com> wrote:
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> Hi Tom,
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> We've just released a new MinGW/MSYS installer (http://sourceforge.net/projects/mingwbundle/) you are more than welcome to try. If you let me know more in detail which app(s) you have been trying to build, I can try them here and let you know how it goes.
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> Cheers.
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> Date: Sun, 29 May 2011 21:12:32 +0000
> From: tsmountain1@gmail.com
> To: mingw-users@lists.sourceforge.net
> Subject: [Mingw-users] msys build error
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> Hi,
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> I just tried to compile msys and its application based on the mingw HOWTO wiki.
> I got a couple of problems and questions. Any help is appreciated in advance.
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> 1) "$pwd -W" works but "$/bin/pwd -W" ends with the error "/bin/pwd: invalid option -- W"
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> 2) when building msysCORE, it has an error message in the beginning
> ./msysrlsbld: line 234: [: too many arguments
> The good thing is that the code can be compiled regardless of such an
> error
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> 3) $ ./msys-build-grep grep-2.5.4.tar.bz2
> *** Info: unpacking grep-2.5.4.tar.bz2
> debian-2.5.4-4-patches/
> ....
> *** applying patch 80-catalan_translation.patch:
> patching file po/ca.po
> Hunk #1 succeeded at 74 with fuzz 2 (offset -1 lines).
> (hangup here for 5 hours)
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> 4)
> $tar -Jxf unzip-6.0-1-msys-1.0.13-src.tar.lzma
> $ ./msys-build-unzip unzip60.tgz
> *** Info: unpacking unzip60.tgz
> *** Info: Unpacking optional bzip2 component
> (hangup here for 5 hours)
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> Tom
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