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Version 20 (modified by Antoine Martin, 8 months ago) (diff)

remove outdated instructions (see #1883)

Building on Microsoft Windows

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For general information, see wiki/Building first.


Setup

  • install msys2 and update the system: run pacman -Syu until all the updates are applied
  • from a mingw shell, run this setup script: MINGW_SETUP.sh

Optional dependencies:

To build NVENC or NVFBC support (64-bit only), also install:

To be able to generate EXE installation packages:

Build

From the source directory, just run the build script win32/MINGW_BUILD.sh

With the regular library updates from MSYS2, you may hit occasional hurdles. ie: ticket:678#comment:61.

Updating

Just keep the build system updated using pacman -Syu.