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Gramps for Windows with MSYS2

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Install MSYS2

Download MSYS2 64bit installer

Update MSYS2

pacman -Syuu

Install Gramps dependencies

pacman -S mingw-w64-x86_64-python3-bsddb3 mingw-w64-x86_64-gexiv2 mingw-w64-x86_64-osmgpsmap-git mingw-w64-x86_64-ghostscript mingw-w64-x86_64-python3-cairo mingw-w64-x86_64-python3-gobject mingw-w64-x86_64-python3-icu mingw-w64-x86_64-iso-codes mingw-w64-x86_64-hunspell mingw-w64-x86_64-hunspell-en mingw-w64-x86_64-enchant

Install Git

pacman -S msys/git

Install Gramps

Create directory when to store Gramps source and go to it

mkdir ~/grampsdev
cd ~/grampsdev

Download Gramps master branch from source repository

git init
git remote add -t master -f origin https://github.com/gramps-project/gramps.git
git checkout master

Check which Gramps version is used

git describe

it should return something like: v5.0.0-alpha1-1024-g0919763f1