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$ sudo port selfupdate
 
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$ sudo port install i386-mingw32-binutils i386-mingw32-gcc  
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$ sudo port install i386-mingw32-binutils i386-mingw32-gcc \
$ sudo port install i386-mingw32-libunicows i386-mingw32-runtime  
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                    i386-mingw32-libunicows i386-mingw32-runtime \
$ sudo port install i386-mingw32-w32api
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                    i386-mingw32-w32api
 
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''note: If you get the error message 'warnings treated as errors' you will need to find the Makefile where -Werror is defined and erase it''
 
''note: If you get the error message 'warnings treated as errors' you will need to find the Makefile where -Werror is defined and erase it''

Latest revision as of 16:04, 19 April 2010

Many open source computer forensic tools can be cross-compiled with MinGW. This allows you to create Windows executable directly from a Macintosh computer or Linux machine without using the Microsoft VC++ environment.

Installing MinGW

On a Mac using MacPorts
$ sudo port selfupdate
$ sudo port install i386-mingw32-binutils i386-mingw32-gcc  \
                    i386-mingw32-libunicows i386-mingw32-runtime \
                    i386-mingw32-w32api

note: If you get the error message 'warnings treated as errors' you will need to find the Makefile where -Werror is defined and erase it