Articles tagged 'windows'

  • git submodule and the libiconv-2.dll issue

    September 27, 2011


    This post was originally published in the Rambling Labs Blog on September 27, 2011.


    Yesterday, I made a fresh install of the latest msysGit (which is 1.7.6 as of right now).

    I usually set up my vim using the akitaonrails vimfiles. So last night I was trying to do as I usually do, clone the repository with git clone git://github.com/akitaonrails/vimfiles, and then cd into the just cloned repository and run git submodule update --init to get all the bundled plugins.

    This last command failed miserably with a The program can't start because libiconv-2.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix this problem message. This didn’t happen to me with version 1.7.4 from msysGit, which I had installed before I formatted...

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