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Resources related to creating wikipedia:POSIX environments on Windows systems.
From the MSYS2 Home Page:
MSYS2 is a software distro and building platform for Windows
At its core is an independent rewrite of MSYS, based on modern Cygwin (POSIX compatibility layer) and MinGW-w64 with the aim of better interoperability with native Windows software. It provides a bash shell, Autotools, revision control systems and the like for building native Windows applications using MinGW-w64 toolchains.
It features a package management system to provide easy installation of packages, Pacman. It brings many powerful features such as dependency resolution and simple complete system upgrades, as well as straight-forward package building.
Windows Subsystem for Linux