[Gc] Instructions for compiling the gc under VC8-win32

jim marshall jim.marshall at wbemsolutions.com
Sun Dec 9 21:44:50 PST 2007

The README.QUICK and doc/README.win32 weren't clear enough for you? If 
you feel it was not, I am sure Mr. Boehm would welcome a re-written version.

Achilleas Margaritis wrote:
> After lots of digging and poking around files (makefiles, source code 
> files, text files), I finally found out how to compile the library for 
> use with VC8. Here are the instructions:
> 1) open a console window
> 2) go to the directory of the gc
> 4) type vcvars32.exe; it must be in the path
> 5) type nmake nodebug=1 CFG="gc - Win32 Release"
> Mr Boehm, please fix the distribution! put the sources in separate 
> files, put the object files in a separate directory, isolate 
> platform-specific files in their own directories, make project 
> directory files per platform, write documents which clearly explain 
> the procedures for compiling! :-)
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Jim Marshall
Sr. Staff Engineer
WBEM Solutions, Inc.

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