[mythtv] Error running win32-packager.pl

Jonathan Martens jonathan at snetram.nl
Thu Jul 17 11:52:25 UTC 2008

buzz wrote:
> Jonathan,
> you could also diagnose this problem further by manually performing
> the last few steps, and seeing if you get a bettter understanding of
> what is goinf wrong...
> eg, with the error you gave:
> shell:C:\MSys\1.0\bin\bash.exe -c "( export
> PATH=/bin:/mingw/bin:$PATH;cd /sourc
> es//freetype-2.3.5;make) 2>&1 "
> make: ver: Command not found
> make: type: Command not found
> make: *** [dos_setup] Error 127
> ...I would do this:
> open a MSYS window (to run bash)
> type the following:
> export PATH=/bin:/mingw/bin:$PATH
> cd /sources//freetype-2.3.5
> make
> It could be as simple as your /mingw folder being incorrectly mounted
> (see c:\msys\1.0\etc\fstab )
> or the /sources folder (actually at c:\msys\1.0\sources ) being broken somehow,
> or the .tar.gz of freetype being incomplete?

I could do, but this is not my error... it was just my suggestion.

In my case the 2.3.5 version could not be downloaded (404 error) where 
the 2.3.7 version was availabe, so instead I went with the latest stable 
release (2.3.7) and everything went OK after that.

Kind regards


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