Changes between Version 39 and Version 40 of Building/Preparation/Windows


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Sep 19, 2013 8:52:29 PM (7 months ago)
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     424. '''Mount `c:/mingw` as `/mingw`'''.  You do this by saying 
     43{{{ 
     44mount c:/mingw /mingw 
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     46 or by directly editing `c:/mingw/msys/1.0/etc/fstab` to have the line 
     47{{{ 
     48c:/mingw /mingw 
     49}}} 
     50 You only need to do this once, at installation time. If you forget, you'll get an error from `automake` like this 
     51{{{ 
     52Can't locate Autom4te/ChannelDefs.pm in @INC (@INC contains: /mingw/share/autoconf /usr/lib/perl5/5.8/msys /usr/lib/perl5/5.8 /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8/msys /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8 /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8 /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.8/msys /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.8 /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.8 .) at /c/mingw/bin/autoreconf-2.68 line 40. 
     53BEGIN failed--compilation aborted at /c/mingw/bin/autoreconf-2.68 line 40. 
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    43 4. If you use a shell within Emacs, make sure your `SHELL` environment variable points to the `bash` in `c:/MinGW/msys/1.0/bin`.  
     565. If you use a shell within Emacs, make sure your `SHELL` environment variable points to the `bash` in `c:/MinGW/msys/1.0/bin`.  
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    45 5. '''Launch the shell''' by starting the 'Command Prompt' (cmd.exe via Run). Get into the MingW shell by running 'bash', and  use `autoconf --version` to check that you have at least version 2.68 of `autoconf`. Version 2.56 (which was around for a long time) does not work for GHC's build system. 
     586. '''Launch the shell''' by starting the 'Command Prompt' (cmd.exe via Run). Get into the MingW shell by running 'bash', and  use `autoconf --version` to check that you have at least version 2.68 of `autoconf`. Version 2.56 (which was around for a long time) does not work for GHC's build system. 
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