First let me say you're not the first to run into this error, and you've done nothing wrong.
The truth is the Windows installer is in a pretty sad state right now, and this is why we're rushing to get the next release (0.44.10) ready.
I'm guessing you've already installed from the 0.44.08 Windows installer.
Here's what you need to do to work around the problem:
1. Replace mingw32-make.exe
in C:\Program Files\Ecere SDK\tdm\bin by the one found in
http://sourceforge.net/projects/mingw-w ... d%29/make/
under the bin_ix86/ folder
This fixes issues with the mingw32-make version that was packaged in the 0.44.08 installer .
2. Build the SDK from source:
Use msysgit ( https://code.google.com/p/msysgit/downl ... 130601.exe
) to clone the sdk with: git clone git://github.com/ecere/ecere-sdk.git
Download and extract the tarball from https://github.com/ecere/ecere-sdk/tarball/master
b) From a command prompt (cmd), run mingw32-make
inside the ecere-sdk folder (Where you have folders like 'compiler', 'deps', ecere' and the Makefile, LICENSE, INSTALL README, etc.)
c) From an elevated
command prompt (cmd, Right Click/Run As Administrator), run mingw32-make install
This should update the SDK to the very latest and greatest which no longer suffers from these issues.
For those who have not
installed with an installer yet, you would need to first install a GCC.
I'd recommend MinGW-w64 packaged by TDM, GCC version 4.7 : http://sourceforge.net/projects/tdm-gcc ... e/download
(But note that you would still need to replace the mingw32-make
by the version linked above)
I hope this helps, and sorry again for the broken installer...
Please let me know if you have any further problems.