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Charlie Gonzalez
March 2, 2020 08:46
Re: Mingw-w64 gmake setup
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Hi Rob,

Thanks for responding, I found the command you have mentioned.

After the installation I didn't see this command available, perhaps the
executable path was not added to the Windows environment path?

Is there a specific package for Windows that will do this automatically
from the download url below ?


Charlie Gonzalez
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On Sat, Feb 29, 2020 at 6:35 PM sisyphus <> wrote:

> It's probably there, but named mingw32-make.
> It's just GNU make, anyway. Renaming it to gmake is probably the simplest
> solution. (That has always been satisfactory for me.)
> C:\>mingw32-make -v
> GNU Make 4.2.1
> Built for x86_64-w64-mingw32
> Copyright (C) 1988-2016 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
> License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <
> This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it.
> There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.
> Cheers,
> Rob
> On Sun, Mar 1, 2020 at 3:17 AM Charlie Gonzalez <>
> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I want to build Perl from source using Mingw-w64 compiler on Windows but
>> I found that once I installed the Mingw-w64 compiler from (
>>  ) the gmake command was not available for
>> use.
>> I refer to gmake command that becomes available when using berrybrew on
>> Windows ( but for this setup I am not interested in using  berrybrew )
>> How can I get gmake setup on my windows machine?
>> Thank you for your time.
>> Charlie Gonzalez
>> (E)
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