[m-users.] Windows distribution?

Paul Bone paul at bone.id.au
Fri Jun 7 08:44:51 AEST 2013

On Thu, Jun 06, 2013 at 07:21:44PM +0100, Mark Green wrote:
> Hi,
> I have managed to create a useful build of Mercury for Windows; it needs
> MSYS and it has only the minimal GCC grades, but it is still enough to use
> the language and to bootstrap a higher level compiler if you want. I also
> UPXed all of the binaries to reduce their size on disk (they still work
> fine).
> I mainly produced this for my workplace to use as an image for student
> machines but I thought it might be useful for other people too. I expect
> most of the people on this ML are bootstrapping their own Mercuries but it
> might be useful for getting others into the language.
> I've put the file onto Google Docs
> https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B9wmwPxhU75_dW5oTTJ5V3NKdnc/edit?usp=sharing-
> rename it from .zip.not to .zip (Google Drive doesn't allow ZIPs
> containing EXEs to be uploaded). Please don't make this link openly public
> for bandwidth reasons.

Thanks Mark,

I'm sure others on the list will find this useful.

Paul Bone

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