[vlc-devel] [vlc-commits] INSTALL.win32: clarify
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Thu Jun 16 14:11:28 CEST 2011
On Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 11:13 PM, Rafaël Carré <git at videolan.org> wrote:
> vlc | branch: master | Rafaël Carré <rafael.carre at gmail.com> | Tue Jun 14 22:04:21 2011 -0400| [1852b7e190dc6144324b4dd6b15649d807a78a26] | committer: Rafaël Carré
> INSTALL.win32: clarify
> Explain why we prefer to build under GNU/Linux
> Remove completely mention of Visual Studio, it 'will not work' anyway
> Use of Cygwin is discouraged
> INSTALL.win32 | 13 ++++++-------
> 1 files changed, 6 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)
> diff --git a/INSTALL.win32 b/INSTALL.win32
> index ff8050f..d8f83f1 100644
> --- a/INSTALL.win32
> +++ b/INSTALL.win32
> @@ -24,21 +24,20 @@ Building VLC from the source code
> If you want to build VLC from sources, you can do it in several ways:
> - On GNU/Linux, using the mingw32 cross-compiler.
> - This method is preferred over all the others.
> + This is the preferred method, as this is the one used by VideoLAN to
> + build the official Windows binaries.
> - natively on Windows, using MSYS+MINGW (www.mingw.org)
> (MSYS is a minimal build environment to compile Unixish projects under
> windows. It provides all the common Unix tools like sh, gmake...)
AFAIK, MSYS still works. But support is another matter.
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