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GnuWin32 make for Windows (Portable)


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  • Portable (*.portable/*.commandline (deprecated naming convention)/*.tool (deprecated naming convention)) - usually zips or archives that require no administrative access to install.
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This package was approved by moderator ferventcoder on 12/24/2015.

GNU make utility to maintain groups of programs

Make is a tool which controls the generation of executables and other non-source files of a program from the program's source files. Make gets its knowledge of how to build your program from a file called the makefile, which lists each of the non-source files and how to compute it from other files. When you write a program, you should write a makefile for it, so that it is possible to use Make to build and install the program.

Source, pre-built binaries, installers and md5 signatures are available as gnuwin32 sourceforge files. They are presented through this nuget package without modification.

Additional information about the coreutils package can be found on the make homepage.

Based on the AUTHORS file, this version's source asserts copyright each year 1997 through 2006, inclusive.

Credit also unknown authors, since the AUTHORS file in source does not list the maintainer of the gnuwin32 tools.


  • tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1 Show
    # Ugh. Requires a dep zip also.
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
    $packageName = 'gnuwin32-make.portable'
    $url = ''
    $toolsDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $checksum = '3521948bc27a31d1ade0dcb23be16d49'
    $checksumType = 'md5'
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage "$packageName" "$url" "$toolsDir" -checksum $checksum -checksumType $checksumType
    # If we make the lib iconv deps another choco package, they'll never install into this package. :/
    # I can either shove all the gnuwin32 into a shared directory and self-manage the individual file removals,
    # I can just also extract and download the deps zip here,
    # or I can try to manually shim things explicitly setting PATH for shims?
    $url = ''
    $checksum = '2edb5b27ab0818b727fb43494dc40a5f'
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage "$packageName" "$url" "$toolsDir" -checksum $checksum -checksumType $checksumType
  • tools\chocolateyuninstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'gnuwin32-make.portable'
    $zipfilename = $packageName + ''
    # Does this remove shims?
    # Remove-BinFile	
    # This doesn't attrib -r files before trying to delete them.
    # su.exe had a problem on my test system.
    Uninstall-ChocolateyZipPackage -PackageName $packageName -ZipFileName $zipfilename

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Roland McGrath
  • Paul D. Smith
  • Boris Kolpackov
  • Richard M. Stallman
  • Bob Chassell
  • Melissa Weisshaus
  • Klaus Kaempf
  • Hartmut Becker
  • John W. Eaton
  • Martin Zinser
  • Aaron Digulla
  • DJ Delorie
  • Rob Tulloh
  • Eli Zaretskii
  • Jonathan Grant
  • Andreas Beuning
  • Earnie Boyd
  • Janet Carson
  • Howard Chu
  • Paul Eggert
  • Klaus Heinz
  • Michael Joosten
  • Jim Kelton
  • David Lubbren
  • Tim Magill
  • Markus Mauhart
  • Greg McGary
  • Thomas Riedl
  • Han-Wen Nienhuys
  • Andreas Schwab
  • Carl Staelin
  • Ian Stewartson
  • unknown


Copyright © 1997-2006 Free Software Foundation, Inc.


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