[m-rev.] for review: further MinGW README changes
juliensf at csse.unimelb.edu.au
Fri Feb 18 15:27:45 AEDT 2011
On Thu, 17 Feb 2011, Ian MacLarty wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 16, 2011 at 3:28 PM, Julien Fischer
> <juliensf at csse.unimelb.edu.au> wrote:
>> For review by anyone.
>> Branches: main, 11.01
>> Further work on the MinGW README file.
>> Reword the introduction.
>> Mention that if the pthreads-win32 library is installed the the
>> high-level C parallel grades can be installed.
>> Mention that the low-level C parallel grades do not currently
>> work on Windows.
>> Add a section on reconfiguring the Mercury compiler so that it
>> can work directly from the Windows command prompt.
>> Index: README.MinGW
>> +(1) Check that no Unix style paths are used in the values of the following
>> + variables:
>> + + MERCURY_C_COMPILER
>> + MERCURY_JAVA_COMPILER
>> + MERCURY_JAVA_INTERPRETER
>> + MERCURY_CSHARP_COMPILER
>> + MERCURY_ERLANG_COMPILER
>> + MERCURY_ERLANG_INTERPRETER
> It might be worth elaborating on what the paths should look like. For
> example is c:/my/path (with forward slashes) allowed.
Forwards slashes are allowed under the UNC, but generally not used on
Windows since many programs use forward slash for command line options.
I have added:
If Unix style paths occur, replace them with a Windows style path
that conforms to the Windows Uniform Naming Convention (UNC), for
should be replaced with:
> Do I need to escape spaces in the paths?
I don't think so. I will check before I commit though.
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