[PATCH] INSTALL: remove the native win32 build notes

Lubomir I. Ivanov neolit123 at gmail.com
Wed Feb 11 16:38:08 PST 2015

From: "Lubomir I. Ivanov" <neolit123 at gmail.com>

Outdated and should not be maintained as there are
many levels of complications.

The NOT RECOMMENDED note should suffice.

Signed-off-by: Lubomir I. Ivanov <neolit123 at gmail.com>

i have no plans to maintain these, as even things like sh
(from msys) and pkg-config from can cause problems.
 INSTALL | 71 ++---------------------------------------------------------------
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 69 deletions(-)

diff --git a/INSTALL b/INSTALL
index 108b0bd..3cf4590 100644
@@ -339,72 +339,5 @@ Building Subsurface on Windows
 This is NOT RECOMMENDED. To the best of our knowledge there is one single
-person who regularly does this (and he provided these instructions). The
-Subsurface team does not provide support for Windows binary build from
-1) Install msys-git:
-Tools part of MSYS are required for building Subsurface, while you also
-need Git to be upstream and contribute to the project.
-Make sure that the msys/bin (or git/bin) folder is in PATH.
-2) Install Qt
-Subsurface is currently built against Qt 4.8.5.
-3) Install a MinGW toolchain
-Qt 4.8.5 comes without a compiler and you will have to download it from
-a separate location. Other compiler may work, but there are no guaranties for
-that. Make sure that the mingw/bin folder is in PATH.
-4) Install Libdivecomputer
-Use similar steps to the previous section, without the sudo command.
-5) Install CMake (required for building Marble):
-Make sure that the cmake/bin folder is in PATH.
-5) Download and build Marble
-Make sure you build both the Debug and Release versions.
-6) Install pkg-config
-pkg-config depends on DLL files such as libglib-2.0-0.dll and has to be in
-PATH, so it's best that you copy the executable to msys/bin.
-7) Install other dependencies
-Subsurface also depends on the following libraries:
-* libxml2
-* libxslt
-* libusb-1.0
-* zlib
-* libzip
-Once you have the libraries, create .pc files (pkg-config) for them and place
-the files in a folder that is indicated by the PKG_CONFIG_PATH environment
-variable - e.g. PKG_CONFIG_PATH=c:\msys\pkg-config
-To build subsurface, use:
-$ git clone git://subsurface-divelog.org/subsurface.git
-$ cd subsurface
-$ qmake
-$ make
-$ make install
-$ make installer
+person who regularly does this. The Subsurface team does not provide support
+for Windows binary build from sources...

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