[Developers] Test windows install procedure

Arni Magnusson arnima at hafro.is
Thu Apr 18 14:56:11 PDT 2013

Sorry, I shaved the PATH a bit too short. It should not only include g++ 
but also flex and sed, like so:

   set PATH=%CD%\utilities\mingw\bin;%CD%\utilities

Like the man said: everything should be kept as simple as possible, but no 


On Thu, 18 Apr 2013, Arni Magnusson wrote:

> The MinGW procedure also crashes on my machine (with different errors 
> from Matthew's), unless I truncate my path. So instead of
>  set PATH=%CD%\utilities\mingw\bin;%PATH%
> I do
>  set PATH=%CD%\utilities\mingw\bin
> and everything builds fine after that.
> Keeping the original path active triggers conflicts between different 
> versions of make, different versions of GCC, and other Linux-like 
> programs. The most reliable way to build ADMB using MinGW is to truncate 
> the path to the minimum.
> I have committed this change (r987) to INSTALL.txt.
> Arni

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