I tried to install wget version-1.14 (tar.xz package) on cygwin, but it failed. My steps were
tar -xf wget-1.14.tar.xz cd wget-1.14 ./configure
After some time, it spits a configure error.
How to install wget in cygwin under Windows 7, then?
If you just want to use wget, using the Cygwin package is easier than compiling it yourself.
However, compiling from source should also work. If