Cygwin installer could be much more better
Wed Jan 29 20:40:00 GMT 2014
I'll try to explain situation from my perspective,
Hoping it will be of of interest at least to somebody.
If I need some unix-y things, I usually end up using:
But using a virtual machine may be a bit too much overhead sometimes.
(As I couldn't find any good intro/tutorial pages for following projects,
direct links to installers are provided, sorry. But if I understand
then they are somehow related to: http://mingw-w64.sourceforge.net/
For installing gcc/g++ there's a nice installer:
But sometimes you'll need some libraries as well, then there's :
But sometimes those aren't unix-y enough, then you'd end up using cygwin.
And it just doesn't feel so good.
Blame projects mentioned above for setting expectations too high. ;-D
On 2014-01-29 09:28 Christopher Faylor wrote:
> It should be pretty obvious that discussion about MSYS is off-topic.
> Please stop.
I'll do it.
And again, I'd like to thank all of you for your attention.
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