MS windows and gnupg

vedaal at vedaal at
Mon Sep 19 23:26:44 CEST 2011

Robert J. Hansen rjh at wrote on
Sat Sep 17 10:33:54 CEST 2011 :

>I've yet to meet a Windows C/C++
>developer who was unable to get MinGW set up, especially since 
>moved to a much more convenient installer model

Apparently, the installer model is so good, that it installs ALL 
the necessary files within the C:\Mingw folder.

I copied the entire folder to a flash drive, and put the flash 
drive into another windows machine that had no MingW or Cygwin on 
it, and was able to compile, make, and install GnuPG 1.4.11 
directly into the flashdrive (into the flashdrive's MingW\bin 

as long as you don't need permission to run msys.bat from a 
(Norton and some other antivirus software sometimes get upset with 
you can have a portable MingW-MSYS compiler that works on windows 


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