Commit 8d0a3a2d authored by Jean-Baptiste Kempf's avatar Jean-Baptiste Kempf
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Make clear of what compilation is supported and which one is not for Windows.

parent 1bed9134
......@@ -31,6 +31,13 @@ If you want to build VLC from sources, you can do it in several ways:
NOTE: This is the PREFERRED way of building VLC natively (the others
are not as much tested so expect more difficulties with them).
Read http://wiki.videolan.org/Win32CompileCygwinNew to have a complete HOWTO
- On GNU/Linux, using the mingw32 cross-compiler.
This method is preferred over all the others.
UNSUPPORTED METHODS
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- natively on Windows, using MSYS+MINGW (www.mingw.org)
(MSYS is a minimal build environment to compile Unixish projects under
windoze. It provides all the common Unix tools like sh, gmake...)
......@@ -46,9 +53,6 @@ If you want to build VLC from sources, you can do it in several ways:
with the --fast-mutex --win9x-cv-method=1 options because the debugger
usually loses signals sent by PulseEvent() )
- or on GNU/Linux, using the mingw32 cross-compiler.
This method is preferred over all the others.
Getting the right compiler tools
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