msys2 64 bit: help help!
lukexipd at gmail.com
Mon Jun 27 08:35:14 UTC 2016
Congrats Simon : )
I use precisely the same machine!
While I haven't run into that particular problem, I do use an alternative
console that might provide a workaround in case you keep running into
My setup log is here, which explains how to use Cmder with MSYS2:
All the best
On Mon, Jun 27, 2016 at 1:21 AM, David Macek <david.macek.0 at gmail.com>
> On 27. 6. 2016 10:01, Simon Peyton Jones via ghc-devs wrote:
> > Friends, esp Tamar,
> > I am in happy possession of a new Surface Book, running Windows 10,
> which is delightful – except that I can’t make the msys64 installation
> work, which is crucial for GHC. Can any of you help?
> > · I install it from here:
> https://sourceforge.net/p/msys2/wiki/MSYS2%20installation/, which seems
> to be the canonical place. The actual 64-bit exe seems to be
> > · Installation goes fine
> > · But when I launch the “MinGW-w54 Win64 shell” from the Start
> menu, the screen flashes as if it is briefly putting up a window, but then
> the window disappears.
> > · Each time I do this the task manager shows that there is
> another running ‘mintty.exe’. But it has no visible window
> > Does anyone have any idea what I can do or how I can investigate? I
> can’t do any GHC development without this!
> Please try `C:\msys64\usr\bin\mintty.exe -h always -` (incl. the trailing
> dash). You can also try `C:\msys64\usr\bin\bash.exe -li` in case the
> culprit is really mintty.
> David Macek
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