MSYS2 installer

One click installer for msys2

  msys2-i686-20150916.exe   msys2-x86_64-20150916.exe View on GitHub

  1. Download and run the installer - "x86_64" for 64-bit, "i686" for 32-bit Windows

  2. Click "Next" First screen of MSYS2 installation

  3. Enter Installation Folder (ASCII, no accents, spaces nor symlinks, short path) Second screen of MSYS2 installation

  4. Tick Run MSYS2 now Third screen of MSYS2 installation

  5. Update the system packages with
    pacman --needed -Sy bash pacman pacman-mirrors msys2-runtime
  6. Close MSYS2, run it again from Start menu and update the rest with
    pacman -Su
    MSYS2 shell with pacman's output about system upgrade

  7. Now Pacman is fully committed to the windows cause :)
    MSYS2 shell with pacman's output about package installation

  8. Take look at Detailed MSYS2 install guide for troubleshooting and additional details on how to keep your MSYS2 up-to-date.

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