MSYS2 A Cygwin-derived software distribution for Windows using Arch Linux's Pacman.




MSYS2 A Cygwin-derived software distribution for Windows using Arch Linux's Pacman. It is an independent rewrite of MSYS, based upon modern Cygwin (POSIX compatibility layer) and MinGW-w64 with the aim of better interoperability with native Windows software. The name is a contraction of Minimal SYStem 2, and aims to provide support to facilitate using the bash shell, Autotools, revision control systems and the like, for building native Windows applications using MinGW-w64 toolchains.Key features include:
  • MSYS2 Cygwin fork.
  • Port of Arch Linux's Pacman.
  • Hundreds of FOSS packages.
MSYS2 functions as a useful package management system that provides easy installation of packages, with ported Arch Linux's Pacman. It has numerous powerful features such as dependency resolution and simple complete system upgrades, as well as providing the build system - makepkg{,-mingw} - which is used to make these packages.

Conclusion

To conclude MSYS2 works on Windows operating system and can be easily downloaded using the below download link according to OpenSource under LGPL license. MSYS2 download file is only 54.78 MB  in size.
MSYS2 was filed under the General category and was reviewed in softlookup.com and receive 2.2/5 Score.
MSYS2 has been tested by our team against viruses, spyware, adware, trojan, backdoors and was found to be 100% clean. We will recheck MSYS2 when updated to assure that it remains clean.

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Popularity 4.4/10 - Downloads - 202 - Score - 2.2/5



Category: General 
Publisher: MSYS2 Developer Team
Last Updated: 01/19/2019
Requirements: Windows (All Versions)
License: OpenSource under LGPL
Operating system: Windows
Hits: 221
File size: 54.78 MB 
Price: Not specified

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