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Subject: Re: Seq-2.2.5 compilation on windows
From: Benjamin Franksen <benjamin.franksen@helmholtz-berlin.de>
To: EPICS Tech Talk <tech-talk@aps.anl.gov>
Date: Tue, 23 Jan 2018 18:36:36 +0100
On 01/23/2018 03:17 PM, Benjamin Franksen wrote:
> On 01/22/2018 03:34 PM, Mark Rivers wrote:
>>> I think I should update the link in the docs to point at the re2c
>>> home page (http://re2c.org/), rather than the (outdated) 
>>> sourceforge page (https://sourceforge.net/projects/re2c/files/).
>>
>>
>> The problem with that is that the re2c.org site does not provide
>> pre-built Windows binaries, and building it for Windows is
>> non-trivial.  EPICS supports building on Windows with Visual Studio.
>> But the re2c docs say that only cygwin or mingw are supported.  That
>> means EPICS Windows users would need 2 compilers.  Not only that, but
>> it requires the "configure" utility, which means it needs not only
>> another compiler, but another shell and Linux-like utilities.
> 
> I was not fully aware of these difficulties. I have added a link as you
> suggested with an extra note about Windows binaries.

I have updated the Prerequisites section at the head of the sequencer's
download page, in particular with regard to Windows. It now also
contains a link to the EPICS-re2c github page. I have also changed the
link on the side bar so that it no longer skips over the introductory
Prerequsites section, hopefully increasing it visibility for newcomers.

Feel free to comment.

Cheers
Ben
-- 
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References:
Re: Seq-2.2.5 compilation on windows Mark Rivers
Re: Seq-2.2.5 compilation on windows Vishnu Patel
Re: Seq-2.2.5 compilation on windows Ralph Lange
RE: Seq-2.2.5 compilation on windows Mark Rivers
Re: Seq-2.2.5 compilation on windows Benjamin Franksen
Re: Seq-2.2.5 compilation on windows Mark Rivers
Re: Seq-2.2.5 compilation on windows Benjamin Franksen

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