Re: [Rd] Problem installing MinGW 5.0.3: Your internet connection seems to be not permitted or dropped out!

From: Spencer Graves <spencer.graves_at_pdf.com>
Date: Fri 22 Dec 2006 - 05:44:05 GMT

Hi, Duncan, Marc:   

      Thanks. MinGW 5.1.2 seemed to install OK.

      Best Wishes,
      Spencer Graves

Duncan Murdoch wrote:
> Their automatic installer is a bit flaky. You may need to install the
> packages manually. And as Marc pointed out, 5.0.3 is no longer the
> latest. I haven't tried 5.1.2 yet, but I'll probably update soon.
>
> Duncan Murdoch
>
> On 12/21/2006 4:07 PM, Spencer Graves wrote:
>> Hi, All:
>> I'm having trouble installing MinGW 5.0.3, trying to follow
>> Duncan Murdoch's suggestions
>> (http://www.murdoch-sutherland.com/Rtools/). I download
>> "MinGW-5.0.3.exe" as he suggested. After double-clicking on it, I
>> get past "Welcome to MinGW" and select either "Download and install"
>> or "Download only" and choose to install "Current". Whether I select
>> only "MinGW base tools" or that plus "g++" and "g77" compilers, I get
>> the following error message while "Downloading
>> mingw-runtime-3.10.tar.gz":
>> "InetClinet plug-in: Your internet connection seems to be not
>> permitted or dropped out! Please reconnect and click Retry to resume
>> installation."
>> After clicking "cancel", I got the following error message:
>> downloading mingw-runtime-3.10.tar.gz
>> SendRequest Error
>> Could not download
>> http://error.dl.sourceforge.net/sourceforge/mingw/mingw-runtime-3.10.tar.gz!
>>
>>
>> I got this on two computers, one running Windows 2000 server
>> and the other using Windows XP 5.1, Service Pack 2.
>> What do you suggest I try to get past this? Thanks,
>> Spencer Graves
>
>



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