Please note that the administrative privilege is not needed in the whole processes. MinGW would not add entries into register system or change the environment variables.
- Download the automated GUI installer: mingw-get-setup.exe and run. Accept all the default settings and
- Choose MinGW packages to install. Open MinGW Installation Manager installed in previous step, select Basic Setup in the left panel and choose package mingw32-base and mingw32-gcc-fortran. Then select menu Installation -> Apply Changes to start installation. The installer would download selected package and extract them into the given folder.
- Go to the installation folder (C:\MinGW\bin) to check mingw32-make.exe and gfortran.exe.
- Want to compile SWAT outside of Eclipse? Add folder C:\MinGW\bin to the PATH variable.