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Last active November 7, 2023 23:19 — forked from lux01/MSYS2 MinGW-W64 Setup.txt
Simple guide to set-up a MinGW-w64 environment on Windows using MSYS2
Part 1: Installing MSYS2/MinGW-W64
Windows is a piece of shit so to make the projects and code interoperable between Windows and Linux
development environments we need to setup a Linux compatible build environment on Windows.
1. Go to
2. Follow instructions 1 - 6 on the page. Make sure you remember where you installed this!
NB: For instruction 6 it asks you to close MSYS2, do this by pressing the X button, not
by typing exit (which is how you would normally do it).
3. Type the following command into the MSYS2 shell: