Eclipse Luna does not see MinGW

I want to set up Eclipse Luna to compile c++11 on Win 7 32 bit using the MinGW tool chain.  I  installed:

mingw-w64-install.exe which installs with bin here: C:\Program Files\mingw-w64\i686-4.9.2-posix-dwarf-rt_v3-rev1\mingw32.   I need to use the 32 bit tools from mingw-w64 to get support for c++11

and from here: that I extracted to C:\msys

Eclipse Luna did not see MinGW tool chain.

I copied  C:\Program Files\mingw-w64\i686-4.9.2-posix-dwarf-rt_v3-rev1\mingw32 co c:\ and renamed it MinGW.  Eclipse now find it C++>Build>Environment for the project.

It does not find msys.

Any suggestions?
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It does not find msys.
why do you need msys for eclipse?


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anAppBuilderAuthor Commented:
Sara, I can't think of any reason that I should need mysys with Eclipse.  But Eclipse seems to want to find a path to it.  And I use it's version of make.

I can report what worked.  After 2 days of checking paths, searching the web, etc.

I uninstalled/removed Eclipse and MinGW (all versions)
I downloaded and extracted a clean copy of the Eclipse Luna IDE for C/C++
I installed the 32 bit MinGW installer and used it to install the basic, C/C++, and msys components of MinGW in C:'MinGW following the instructions here: including setting up fstab to get the Windows mount point
At this point the paths in Eclipse were correct and I could do a c++ (but not a c++11) compile

The old 32 MinGW does not support c++11
i renamed C:'MinGW
I now installed mingw-w64
I copied the C:\Program Files\mingw-w64\x86_64-4.8.3-posix-seh-rt_v3-rev0\mingw64 to C:/ and renames it MinGW
I copied msys into my new MinGW folder
Eclipse is still happy and compiles work
I also added -std=c++11 to the configuration in Eclipse in C++ General>Preprocessor Include Paths>CDT GCC Built-in Compiler Settings.  This may not be needed since I have a make file, but I have not tested removing it.
anAppBuilderAuthor Commented:
One more comment.  I believe that what I posted above is a work around for the fact that this bug is not yet completely fixed in Eclipse Luna :   Bug 380598 - MinGW 64bit toolchain not detected.
anAppBuilderAuthor Commented:
Finally, the link in Sara's post will get you in a few steps t the latest version of MinGW 64 but here's the direct link:
anAppBuilderAuthor Commented:
Thank you, Sara for the link.  

I hope the additional comments I posted will be helpful to anyone who is trying to use MinGW 64 with Eclipse Luna
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