Commit 1040d041 authored by Jason Rumney's avatar Jason Rumney
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Added note to see INSTALL.CVS, and to make sure touch creates files.

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fixing first. The easiest way to do this and avoid future conflicts
is to run the following command in this (emacs/nt) directory:
cvs update -kb
In addition to this file, you should also read INSTALL.CVS in the
parent directory, and make sure that you have a version of "touch.exe"
in your path, and that it will create files that do not yet exist.
To compile Emacs, you will need either Microsoft Visual C++ 2.0 or
later and nmake, or a Windows port of GCC 2.95 or later with Mingw
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like this, we recommend the use of the supported compilers mentioned
in the previous paragraph.
You will also need a copy of the Posix cp, rm and mv programs. These
and other useful Posix utilities can be obtained from the Mingw or
Cygwin projects.
If you build Emacs on Windows 9X or ME, not on Windows 2K/XP or
Windows NT, we suggest to install the Cygwin port of Bash.
Please see for pointers to GCC/Mingw binaries.
Please see for pointers to GCC/Mingw and binaries.
For reference, here is a list of which builds of GNU make are known
to work or not, and whether they work in the presence and/or absence
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