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RE: [PATCH] Update build instructions for the 1.0.x branch on the Win32 platform.

From: Arild Fines <arild.fines_at_broadpark.no>
Date: 2004-04-28 19:19:03 CEST

Mark Phippard wrote:
> I was going to take a look at this too (although I barely know what I am
> doing). The first thing I have noticed is that the toolkit only comes
> the compiler and linker (CL and LINK) it does not come with the NMAKE or
> MSDEV programs, both of which are used by the current build process. So
> you would have to find a suitable make tool to replace NMAKE and then
> probably wrapper it all in a batch file that runs all of the makes. Also,
> it is possible the existing make files might have to be tweaked to handle
> differences between nmake and whatever make tool you used.

nmake *is* available in the .NET Framework SDK, though, which is also a free
download. But it would have been nice if MS could have provided it with the
toolkit release.

Also, the Rotor[1] source tree contains sources for nmake. I think they use
it for bootstrapping their build process on FreeBSD and OSX.

[1] http://sharedsourcecli.sscli.net/

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