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authorSteve Mynott <steve.mynott@gmail.com>2016-10-22 17:02:04 +0100
committerSteve Mynott <steve.mynott@gmail.com>2016-10-22 17:02:04 +0100
commit0c23acccad645a577b882461568ccd1f50df6cf6 (patch)
parentbbece36f1ee4de2ca3b7b4fc343e388216f64bf8 (diff)
some more help with windows build options
1 files changed, 5 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/README b/README
index 1df9c6d..5d39338 100644
--- a/README
+++ b/README
@@ -69,7 +69,7 @@ prefix using the --prefix option.
Building Rakudo Star
-After configuration, build Rakudo Star with:
+After configuration, build Rakudo Star on a UNIX-like system with:
$ make
$ make install
@@ -85,6 +85,10 @@ If the Rakudo compiler is invoked without an explicit script to run, it enters
a small interactive mode that allows PerlĀ 6 statements to be executed from the
command line.
+Rakudo Star can be built on Windows either using Microsoft tools (MSVC) and
+nmake or using gcc and gmake as bundled with Strawberry Perl. In the latter
+case use cmd.exe rather than bash as a shell.
Running the Perl 6 test suite