Posts Tagged ‘mingw’

April 3, 2012 1

ANSI color in Windows shells

By in shell

Having used git on windows for over three years now, I’ve fallen back in love with the command line. Bash, of course, not the windows command prompt. Beautiful, ubiquitous, warty bash. Git depends heavily on GNU utilities so on Windows it requires either cygwin or msys. Having been burned by cygwin in the past, I […]

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July 5, 2011 1

JRuby on MSYS | MinGW

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For many Windows users, like myself, the easiest way to get up and running with Ruby is to install JRuby. If you’re like me, then you may also be a Git user. Now this is just a hunch, but I would wager that if you’re a git user and interested in ruby, then there is […]

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