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bug#19989: 25.0.50; Build instructions on Windows

From: martin rudalics
Subject: bug#19989: 25.0.50; Build instructions on Windows
Date: Sun, 08 Mar 2015 11:04:46 +0100

>> The problem is that most users are trying to be clever.  At least I did
>> and AFAICT Ilya did too.
> Yes — the first 8 times.  The last try was by following the
> instructions literally (as close as I can after 9 hours of
> unsuccessful trying).
>>   That's of no help.  What's really needed is a
>> stubborn, dense person who complains immediately when something doesn't
>> work out as written in INSTALL.
> This is exactly what I do.

You didn't.  Otherwise, you would have started right away "by following
the instructions literally".  And an important guideline is: Never do
anything extraneous when following INSTALL instructions.  Unfortunately,
installers likes those for mingw/msys offer too many pitfalls in this
area.  Especially when resolving dependencies.


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