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[Emacs-diffs] trunk r117063: Update nt/INSTALL for the latest changes in
[Emacs-diffs] trunk r117063: Update nt/INSTALL for the latest changes in configury.
Mon, 05 May 2014 10:06:36 +0000
committer: Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden>
branch nick: trunk
timestamp: Mon 2014-05-05 13:06:04 +0300
Update nt/INSTALL for the latest changes in configury.
nt/INSTALL: Update to the effect that pkg-config is now required
for building from the repository.
=== modified file 'nt/ChangeLog'
--- a/nt/ChangeLog 2014-04-30 19:54:52 +0000
+++ b/nt/ChangeLog 2014-05-05 10:06:04 +0000
@@ -1,3 +1,8 @@
+2014-05-05 Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden>
+ * INSTALL: Update to the effect that pkg-config is now required
+ for building from the repository.
2014-04-30 Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden>
* cmdproxy.c (make_absolute): Don't copy more characters from PATH
=== modified file 'nt/INSTALL'
--- a/nt/INSTALL 2014-03-30 18:55:19 +0000
+++ b/nt/INSTALL 2014-05-05 10:06:04 +0000
@@ -115,6 +115,11 @@
MSYS Texinfo, after installing it as part of msys-base, invoke the
command "mingw-get remove msys-texinfo".)
+ In addition, building Emacs from the development repository requires
+ pkg-config to be installed. As the MinGW project does not offer it,
+ you will have to install it from elsewhere; see below (search for
At this point, you should be ready to configure and build Emacs in
its basic configuration. Skip to the "Generating the configure
script" section for the build instructions. If you want to build it
@@ -173,15 +178,17 @@
Available from http://sourceforge.net/projects/ezwinports/files/.
+ . pkg-config (invoked by the configure script to look for optional
+ packages; _required_ for building from the development
+ repository, as some components of pkg-config are needed to run
+ the autoconf and aclocal scripts)
+ Available from http://www.gtk.org/download/win32.php
. gzip (needed to compress files during "make install")
Available from http://gnuwin32.sourceforge.net/packages/gzip.htm.
- . pkg-config (needed for building with some optional libraries,
- such as GnuTLS and libxml2)
- Available from http://www.gtk.org/download/win32.php
Each package might list other packages as prerequisites on its
download page (under "Runtime requirements"); download those as
well. (Using the mingw-get installer will fetch those prerequisites
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