[Developers] Test windows install procedure
johnoel at hawaii.edu
Thu Apr 18 15:54:34 PDT 2013
The main problem with this is the shell is now unusable because
the PATH is restricted to only two directories. The user will have
to open another window to use other command line programs.
On 4/18/13, Arni Magnusson <arnima at hafro.is> wrote:
> 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.
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