[Box Backup-commit] COMMIT r2486 - box/trunk/docs/api-notes

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Tue Mar 31 14:36:32 BST 2009

Author: chris
Date: 2009-03-31 14:36:31 +0100 (Tue, 31 Mar 2009)
New Revision: 2486

Win32 build instructions updated thanks to Achim.

Modified: box/trunk/docs/api-notes/win32_build_on_cygwin_using_mingw.txt
--- box/trunk/docs/api-notes/win32_build_on_cygwin_using_mingw.txt	2009-03-31 12:13:34 UTC (rev 2485)
+++ box/trunk/docs/api-notes/win32_build_on_cygwin_using_mingw.txt	2009-03-31 13:36:31 UTC (rev 2486)
@@ -1,22 +1,29 @@
 How to build Box Backup on Win32 using Cygwin and MinGW
-By Chris Wilson, 2007-05-26
+By Chris Wilson, 2009-03-31
 (To read this document online with better formatting, browse to:
-Start by installing Cygwin on your Windows machine [http://www.cygwin.org].
+Start by installing Cygwin on your Windows machine from [http://www.cygwin.org/cygwin/].
 Make sure to select the following packages during installation:
+* Devel/automake
+* Devel/autoconf
 * Devel/gcc-mingw
 * Devel/gcc-mingw-core
 * Devel/gcc-mingw-g++
+* Devel/make
+* Devel/mingw-runtime
+* Lib/libxml2
+* Lib/libxslt
 * Mingw/mingw-zlib
+* Perl/Perl
 If you already have Cygwin installed, please re-run the installer and
 ensure that those packages are installed.
-Download OpenSSL from 
+Download OpenSSL from [http://www.openssl.org/source/openssl-0.9.7i.tar.gz]
 Open a Cygwin shell, and unpack OpenSSL:
@@ -42,12 +49,17 @@
 	export CFLAGS="-mno-cygwin"
 	make winshared
-	cp .libs/libpcre.a .libs/libpcreposix.a /usr/lib/mingw
+	cp .libs/libpcre.a .libs/libpcreposix.a /lib/mingw
 	cp pcreposix.h /usr/include/mingw
-Now unpack the Box Backup sources, enter the source directory,
-and configure like this:
+Now get the latest Box Backup sources
+	svn co https://www.boxbackup.org/svn/box/trunk/ trunk
+Enter the source directory and configure like this:
+	cd trunk
+Note: In case you have any problems during the configure or make stage, please try to eliminate one potential source of problems by running "find -type f -not \( -wholename .*svn*. \) -exec dos2unix {} \;" in the trunk directory to fix potential line break problems.

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