wiki:pkg-msys

msys

Major changes

  • 1.0.11-11: added 'zip' package
  • 1.0.11-12: fix dependencies for 'zip' package
  • 1.0.18-1: new installation via MinGW installer
  • 1.0.18-4: added 'unzip' package
  • 1.0.18-5: move GRASS dependecies to msys-grass

Open Tickets

#454
overflow with ls

Closed Tickets

#78
msys.bat overrides %HOME%

Packaging notes (msys and mingw package)

Install MinGW

Only needed for building GRASS, http://download.osgeo.org/osgeo4w/x86/release/mingw (32bit) or http://download.osgeo.org/osgeo4w/x86_64/release/mingw (64bit)

  1. Download latest MinGW-W64 installer.
  1. Choose platform i386 or x86_64.
  1. Install MinGW into C:\MinGW.
  1. Download and extract MSys and other development tools (like git or svn) to C:\MinGW.
  1. Modify C:\MinGW\msys\1.0\msys.bat
--- msys.bat	2009-07-11 18:34:35 +0000
+++ apps/msys/msys.bat	2012-02-09 18:03:45 +0000
@@ -12,6 +12,8 @@
 rem A value similar to C:\msys\1.0\bin is what the "Start in:" field needs
 rem to represent.
 
+call "%~dp0\..\..\bin\o4w_env.bat"
+
 rem ember value of GOTO: is used to know recursion has happened.
 if "%1" == "GOTO:" goto %2
  1. Modify C:\MinGW\msys\1.0\etc\fstab
--- apps/msys/etc/fstab.sample  2009-07-11 18:34:34 +0000
+++ apps/msys/etc/fstab 2012-02-09 16:11:26 +0000
@@ -13,5 +13,4 @@
-C:\MinGW\   /mingw
+@osgeo4w@              /osgeo4w
  1. Move C:\MinGW\msys\1.0 to C:\MinGW\apps\msys
  1. Remove C:\MinGW\unins000.* files
  1. Remove C:\MinGW\apps\msys\bin\pwd.exe
  1. Remove C:\MinGW\bin\libintl-8.dll (mingw package only)

Add etc scripts

  1. Create C:\MinGW\etc\ini and save msys.bat into this directory
PATH %PATH%;%OSGEO4W_ROOT%\apps\msys\bin
if not defined HOME set HOME=%USERPROFILE%
  1. Create C:\MinGW\etc\postinstall and save msys.bat into this directory
mkdir "%OSGEO4W_STARTMENU%"
xxmklink "%OSGEO4W_STARTMENU%\MSYS Shell.lnk"       "%OSGEO4W_ROOT%\apps\msys\msys.bat" " " \ "Minimal SYStem" 7 "%OSGEO4W_ROOT%\apps\msys\msys.ico"

xxmklink "%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Desktop\MSYS Shell.lnk" "%OSGEO4W_ROOT%\apps\msys\msys.bat" " " \ "Minimal SYStem" 7 "%OSGEO4W_ROOT%\apps\msys\msys.ico"

textreplace -std -t apps/msys/etc/fstab
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