Changes between Version 25 and Version 26 of Building/Preparation/Windows


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    11= Setting up a Windows system for building GHC =
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    3 Installing the following will get you a working build environment with MSYS. The instructions are current for GHC 7.2. An alternatively method for windows is to build GHC, [wiki:Building/Windows/Cygwin using Cygwin]).  Using MSYS is the preferred approach though.
     3Installing the following will get you a working build environment with MSYS. The instructions are current for GHC 7.2.
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    5 0. If you don't know what MinGW, MSYS and Cygwin are, then please read some background info on the [wiki:Building/Platforms/Windows here].
     5Other documentation for Windows includes:
     6 * [wiki:Building/Windows/Cygwin Using Cygwin]) to build GHC. Using MSYS is the preferred approach though.
     7 * [wiki:Building/Platforms/Windows MinGW/MSYS/Cgwin] information for people new to using UNIX tools on Windows.
     8 * [wiki:Building/Windows/SSH Using SSH] on Windows.
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     10== Setting up Windows ==
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    7121. We don't recommend installing anything into a directory path that contains spaces.