[m-rev.] diff: improvements on windows

Peter Wang novalazy at gmail.com
Thu Oct 1 11:50:58 AEST 2009

On 2009-10-01, Julien Fischer <juliensf at csse.unimelb.edu.au> wrote:
> >
> >+NOTE TO DEVELOPERS: there may be problems with configure scripts generated by
> >+the MinGW/MSYS versions of autoconf.  The script will appear to run correctly
> >+but generates incorrect mercury_conf.h files.  A workaround is to use the
> >+Cygwin version of autoconf to generate the configure script.
> There are autoconf packages for MinGW that provide an autoconf that does
> work - just not the default one :-(
> I have version 2.61 installed on the MinGW on my laptop and that does
> work.

Indeed.  I've updated the readme.

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