[pypy-commit] pypy default: update build instructions for windows

mattip noreply at buildbot.pypy.org
Tue Apr 24 22:08:38 CEST 2012

Author: Matti Picus <matti.picus at gmail.com>
Changeset: r54734:d270e84ff61f
Date: 2012-04-24 22:57 +0300

Log:	update build instructions for windows

diff --git a/pypy/doc/windows.rst b/pypy/doc/windows.rst
--- a/pypy/doc/windows.rst
+++ b/pypy/doc/windows.rst
@@ -24,7 +24,8 @@
 translation.  Failing that, they will pick the most recent Visual Studio
 compiler they can find.  In addition, the target architecture
 (32 bits, 64 bits) is automatically selected.  A 32 bit build can only be built
-using a 32 bit Python and vice versa.
+using a 32 bit Python and vice versa. By default pypy is built using the 
+Multi-threaded DLL (/MD) runtime environment.
 **Note:** PyPy is currently not supported for 64 bit Windows, and translation
 will fail in this case.
@@ -102,10 +103,12 @@
 Download the source code of expat on sourceforge:
 http://sourceforge.net/projects/expat/ and extract it in the base
-directory.  Then open the project file ``expat.dsw`` with Visual
+directory.  Version 2.1.0 is known to pass tests. Then open the project 
+file ``expat.dsw`` with Visual
 Studio; follow the instruction for converting the project files,
-switch to the "Release" configuration, and build the solution (the
-``expat`` project is actually enough for pypy).
+switch to the "Release" configuration, reconfigure the runtime for 
+Multi-threaded DLL (/MD) and build the solution (the ``expat`` project 
+is actually enough for pypy).
 Then, copy the file ``win32\bin\release\libexpat.dll`` somewhere in
 your PATH.

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