Setting up GStreamer Build environment on Windows bootstrap failure

David Wells dwells at
Mon Oct 5 09:19:54 PDT 2015

When running bootstrap I getting following error:

File C:/Users/user/cerbero/mingw/w32/mingw-w32-gcc-4.7.3-windows-x86.tar.xz already downloaded.
Unpacking C:/Users/user/cerbero/mingw/w32/mingw-w32-gcc-4.7.3-windows-x86.tar.xz in C:/Users/user/cerbero/mingw/w32
Running command 'tar -Jxf /C/Users/user/cerbero/mingw/w32/mingw-w32-gcc-4.7.3-windows-x86.tar.xz'
C:/MinGW/bin/xz.exe: error while loading shared libraries: liblzma-5.dll: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
tar: Child returned status 127
tar: Error is not recoverable: exiting now

For complete output see attached file BootStrap.txt

Note: I originally got below error and I manually down loaded file, by using pasting ' ' in my web browser and copied file to 
Once this was done I get error describe and found in BootStrap.txt.

Running command 'wget -O C:/Users/user/cerbero/mingw/w32/mingw-w32-gcc-4.7.3-windows-x86.tar.xz '
sh: wget: command not found
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "./cerbero-uninstalled", line 9, in <module>
  File ".\cerbero\", line 130, in main
  File ".\cerbero\", line 55, in __init__
  File ".\cerbero\", line 105, in run_command
    res =, self.config, self.args)
  File ".\cerbero\commands\", line 78, in run
    return _commands[command].run(config, args)
  File ".\cerbero\commands\", line 38, in run
  File ".\cerbero\bootstrap\", line 66, in start
  File ".\cerbero\bootstrap\", line 88, in install_mingw"%s/%s" % (MINGW_DOWNLOAD_SOURCE, tarball), tarfile)
  File ".\cerbero\utils\", line 247, in download
WindowsError: [Error 2] The system cannot find the file specified: 'C:/Users/user/cerbero/mingw/w32/mingw-w32-gcc-4.7.3-windows-x86.tar.xz'

Thank you for help.
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