Commit b1ec6568 authored by Albert Gräf's avatar Albert Gräf
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Add section with mingw64 build instructions to the README.

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......@@ -267,6 +267,14 @@ since it will usually contain spaces, making the build fail.
8. Look in the top level source directory and double-click the setup file to
start installing Purr Data on your system.
#### Windows 64-bit Using msys2
The instructions are exactly the same as for the 32 bit build (see above), but the build needs to be done using mingw64 instead of mingw32. That is:
- Install the mingw64 packages for the dependencies. See the i686 packages listed under dependencies above, and replace i686 with x86_64 in the package names when installing.
- Use the MSYS2 MinGW 64-bit shell (rather than the 32-bit shell) to do the build.
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