[Pidgin] BuildingWinPidgin modified

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Thu Jun 9 11:17:02 EDT 2011

Changed page "BuildingWinPidgin" by dustin from*
Page URL: <http://developer.pidgin.im/wiki/BuildingWinPidgin>
Diff URL: <http://developer.pidgin.im/wiki/BuildingWinPidgin?action=diff&version=119>
Revision 119
Comment: When building installer from MinGW shell, `local.mak` must contain `MAKENSISOPT := -`. Refers to ticket #13671.

Index: BuildingWinPidgin
--- BuildingWinPidgin (version: 118)
+++ BuildingWinPidgin (version: 119)
@@ -146,6 +146,10 @@
     * Download and install [http://nsis.sourceforge.net/Download NSIS]. Include NSIS to your `PATH`.
      *  For information on the NSIS installer, visit the [http://nsis.sourceforge.net NSIS website].[[BR]]
     * Download the [http://nsis.sourceforge.net/Nsisunz_plug-in nsisunz plugin], and extract `nsisunz.dll` into the `Plugins` directory of your NSIS installation.
+    * If you are building the installer from a unix-style shell (like the MinGW shell), the options format must be set accordingly. Make sure there is a `pidgin/local.mak` file containing the line:
   * Now you can actually build the installer.[[BR]]
     There are 2 different installers, an "Offline" installer that includes all dependencies (except spellchecking dictionaries) and the debug symbols and an "Online" installer that includes only Pidgin itself and will download the various dependencies if necessary.
     The `Makefile.mingw` targets for these are `installer_offline`, and `installer` respectively.  To build both, use the `installers` target.


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