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Release 0.9: Windows Installation

The tools below are required to use the system. These tools are designed to run under Linux, there is no Windows counterpart. However, Windows users can install and use them without a problem under the Cygwin environment. If you want to use the system under Windows, proceed by installing Cygwin from ( Notice that some tools require that non-standard packages are installed. Generally, installation guides point out what is necessary. Then, run setup.exe again and select the required packages to be installed and continue installing it.

Some notes for cygwin by Andreas Apostolakis:

Cygwin Installation

Raul: When you install Cygwin, not all required packets are included in the standard installation. On that same page they inform you what you still have to select in order to be able to compile the tools:

Category: Devel

  • autoconf
  • automake
  • binutils
  • bison
  • gcc (gcc:C compiler upgrade helper)
  • gettext-devel
  • libiconv
  • libncurses-devel
  • make
  • gperf
  • flex

Category: Utils

  • bzip2
  • patch

Category: Web

  • wget

Cygwin Setup

  1. Install apt-cyg:
    chmod +x apt-cyg
    mv apt-cyg /usr/local/bin/
  2. Install svn:
    apt-cyg install subversion
  3. Open .bash_profile and add the path for or32-elf/bin
    export PATH=$PATH:/cygdrive/d/minsoc/trunk/or32-elf-cygwin-1.7/or32-elf/bin
  4. Save the file and execute the command
    source .bash_profile
  5. Then execute the following:
    apt-cyg install ioperm
    apt-cyg install libusb-win32
  6. Download libftdi:
    Run the commands
    cd libftdi-0.16
    ./configure --prefix=/usr
    make install

MinSoC Installation

Now you are able to proceed with the installation as written in installation. Please, be sure to run the commands under the Cygwin environment.

0_9/manual_installation_windows.txt · Last modified: 2011/10/25 12:30 by Raul Fajardo