Building from source on Windows

forkit forkit at
Sat Jan 29 05:48:59 UTC 2022

On Saturday, 29 January 2022 at 05:43:50 UTC, forkit wrote:
> make -f win64.mak -j4 "VCDIR=%VCDIR%"
> Command error: undefined switch '-j4'
> (ok, first problem has appeared)
> (let's try without the -j4 then)
> make -f win64.mak "VCDIR=%VCDIR%"
> Error: don't know how to make 'Files'
> (great. another error)
> there is no make on my system?? instructions have not factored 
> that in yet??

oops. correct that. above occured after I install dmc (which has 

before I installed dmc, the error was:

>  make -f win64.mak -j4 "VCDIR=%VCDIR%"
'make' is not recognized as an internal or external command, 
operable program or batch file.

(so that's actually the first part of the instructions, that 
don't work).

I'm getting rid of dmc, and installing msys64 (which I assume is 
the make its after??)

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