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bug#9750: 24.0.90; Windows binary distribution build fails with 24.0.90


From: Jason Rumney
Subject: bug#9750: 24.0.90; Windows binary distribution build fails with 24.0.90 Pretest
Date: Tue, 18 Oct 2011 22:18:41 +0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.90 (gnu/linux)

Glenn Morris <address@hidden> writes:

>> README.W32 needs to be included in the
>> tarball for `mingw32-make dist' to work.
>
> But you're saying that you want to start from a source tarfile and make
> a binary tarfile? I don't know how to reconcile these two.

It used to be necessary to have a checkout of the admin directory to
build Windows binaries, as the scripts that built the tarballs/zip files
were also located in the admin directory. Now that the scripts have been
converted to makefile rules, the README.W32 file is the only required
file left there, so it might make more sense to move it to the nt
subdirectory now.







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