[vlc-devel] commit: VS has not been supported for ages. ( Rémi Denis-Courmont )
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vlc | branch: 0.9-bugfix | Rémi Denis-Courmont <rdenis at simphalempin.com> | Sun Aug 31 23:05:06 2008 +0300| [903980a05d132afec4c7a65fe27d58d5fe5da6ca] | committer: Rémi Denis-Courmont
VS has not been supported for ages.
(cherry picked from commit b3bf199ac813894773318e7fcd05f0c10cfdee7b)
INSTALL.win32 | 15 ++++-----------
1 files changed, 4 insertions(+), 11 deletions(-)
diff --git a/INSTALL.win32 b/INSTALL.win32
index 6ad01e5..bc0d03d 100644
@@ -32,7 +32,7 @@ If you want to build VLC from sources, you can do it in several ways:
Read http://wiki.videolan.org/Win32CompileCygwinNew to have a complete HOWTO
- On GNU/Linux, using the mingw32 cross-compiler.
- This method is preferred over all the others.
+ This method is preferred over all the others.
@@ -42,14 +42,7 @@ UNSUPPORTED METHODS
Please note that the gettext utilities are not included in the default
MSYS/MINGW packages so you won't be able to build VLC with i18n support.
-- natively on Windows, using Microsoft Visual C++. Even though we provide some
- msvc project files with vlc, this method is advised only if you just want to
- experiment/play with some basic functionality in vlc. The reason for this
- is that vlc depends on a lot of 3rd party libraries and building them in
- MSVC is not convenient and sometimes even impossible.
- ( NOTE: if you want to run vlc under the msvc debugger, you need to run it
- with the --fast-mutex --win9x-cv-method=1 options because the debugger
- usually loses signals sent by PulseEvent() )
+- natively on Windows, using Microsoft Visual Studio. This will not work.
Getting the right compiler tools
@@ -60,12 +53,12 @@ You first need to download a GNU/Linux cross-compiler version of mingw32.
For Debian GNU/Linux users, you can use the mingw32, mingw32-binutils and
-- compiling natively on Windoze with cygwin:
+- compiling natively on Windows with cygwin:
You will need to download and run the setup.exe app from cygwin's web site
(www.cygwin.com). You will also need to make sure you install at least the
gcc-g++, gcc-mingw, mingw-runtime and win32-api packages.
-- compiling natively on Windoze with MSYS+MINGW:
+- compiling natively on Windows with MSYS+MINGW:
You will need to download and install the latest MSYS, MSYS-DTK and MINGW.
The installation is really easy. Begin with the MSYS auto-installer and once
this is done, extract MINGW into c:\msys\1.0\mingw. You also have to remember
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