Commit c76fe77f authored by stijn's avatar stijn Committed by Damien George
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windows: Update build instructions in the README

- use correct 'mingw-w64' package name
- small grammar fixes
- modify Cygwin build instructions to use that same compiler as well: the
  original mingw is stuck at gcc v4.7 and does not seem to be updated anymore
- make it clear thet uPy also builds using Visual Studio versions > 2013
parent 35e7d9c0
......@@ -9,8 +9,8 @@ To cross-compile under Debian/Ubuntu Linux system:
sudo apt-get install gcc-mingw-w64
make CROSS_COMPILE=i686-w64-mingw32-
If for some reason mingw64 crosscompiler is not available, you can try
mingw32 instead, but it come with really old gcc which may produce some
If for some reason the mingw-w64 crosscompiler is not available, you can try
mingw32 instead, but it comes with a really old gcc which may produce some
spurious errors (you may need to disable -Werror):
sudo apt-get install mingw32 mingw32-binutils mingw32-runtime
......@@ -19,26 +19,29 @@ make CROSS_COMPILE=i586-mingw32msvc-
To compile under Cygwin:
Install following packages using cygwin's setup.exe: mingw-gcc-g++ make
make CROSS_COMPILE=i686-pc-mingw32-
Install following packages using cygwin's setup.exe:
mingw64-i686-gcc-core, make
Build using:
make CROSS_COMPILE=i686-w64-mingw32-
To compile using Visual Studio 2013:
To compile using Visual Studio 2013 (or higher):
Open micropython.vcxproj and build
To compile using Visual Studio 2013 commandline:
To compile using Visual Studio 2013 (or higher) commandline:
msbuild micropython.vcxproj
To run on Linux using Wine:
Default build (MICROPY_USE_READLINE=1) uses extended Windows console
The default build (MICROPY_USE_READLINE=1) uses extended Windows console
functions and thus should be run using "wineconsole" tool. Depending
on Wine build configuration, you may also want to select curses backend
which has look&feel of a standard Unix console:
on the Wine build configuration, you may also want to select the curses
backend which has the look&feel of a standard Unix console:
wineconsole --backend=curses ./micropython.exe
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