Commit 3b0c9463 authored by Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar Jean-Baptiste Kempf
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Update slightly INSTALL.win32

parent e5043f11
INSTALL file for the Windows 2k/XP/Vista/Seven version of the VLC media player
INSTALL file for the Windows XP/Vista/Seven version of VLC media player
Running VLC
......@@ -28,9 +28,7 @@ If you want to build VLC from sources, you can do it in several ways:
- natively on Windows, using MSYS+MINGW (
(MSYS is a minimal build environment to compile Unixish projects under
windoze. It provides all the common Unix tools like sh, gmake...)
Please note that the gettext utilities are not included in the default
MSYS/MINGW packages so you won't be able to build VLC with i18n support.
windows. It provides all the common Unix tools like sh, gmake...)
......@@ -41,13 +39,14 @@ UNSUPPORTED METHODS
- natively on Windows, using Microsoft Visual Studio. This will not work.
Getting the right compiler tools
- cross-compiling with mingw32:
You first need to download a GNU/Linux cross-compiler version of mingw32.
For Debian GNU/Linux users, you can use the mingw32, mingw32-binutils and
For Debian GNU/Linux users, you can use the gcc-mingw32, mingw32-binutils and
mingw32-runtime packages.
For Fedora users, you can use mingw-binutils, mingw-gcc-core, mingw-gcc-g++
......@@ -55,6 +54,7 @@ For MingW and Cygwin, please refer to our Wiki:
Getting the additional libraries
......@@ -117,7 +117,7 @@ Once the compilation is done, you can either run VLC directly from the source
tree or you can build self-contained VLC packages with the following
'make' rules:
make package-win32-base
make package-win-base
will create a subdirectory named vlc-x.x.x with all the binaries
'stripped' (ie. without any debugging symbols).
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