Commit a56ae34d authored by Eli Zaretskii's avatar Eli Zaretskii
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nt/INSTALL: Instructions how to start Bash.

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Bash will find MSYS executables first, which is exactly what you
* Starting the MSYS Bash shell
For most reliable and predictable results, we recommend to start
Bash by clicking the "MSYS" icon on your desktop. That icon is
created when you install MSYS, and using it is the official way of
running the MSYS tools.
For other methods of starting the shell, make sure Bash is invoked
with the "--login" command-line switch.
When the shell window opens and you get the shell prompt, change to
the directory where you intend to build Emacs.
At this point, you are ready to build Emacs in its basic
configuration. If you want to build it with image support and other
optional libraries, read about that near the end of this document.
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auto-generated files.
To generate the configure script, type this at the MSYS Bash prompt
from the top-level directory of the Emacs tree:
from the top-level directory of the Emacs source tree:
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