Re: [AD] MingW32 ---> MinGW

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> as you already probably know the official abbreviation for Minimalistic
> GNU for Windows is now MinGW (MingW32 is obsolete). Explanation is here:
> . So there is an opinion that
> Allegro documentation should respect this. So I've tried to create
> corresponding patch.

I've been meaning to do it for some time... thanks.  However, it appears that 
you went a bit too far:

@@ -103,9 +103,9 @@
    3. Set the environment variable MINGDIR to the compiler directory. If you
       use Windows 9x, you can add the line
-	 set MINGDIR=c:\mingw32
+	 set MINGDIR=c:\MinGW
-      to your '<tt>c:\autoexec.bat</tt>' file, assuming 
'<tt>c:\mingw32</tt>' is the compiler
+      to your '<tt>c:\autoexec.bat</tt>' file, assuming '<tt>c:\MinGW</tt>' 
is the compiler
       directory, and reboot. If you use Windows ME, you can run 
       select the 'Environment' tab and then add <tt>MINGDIR</tt>. If you use
       Windows NT/2k/XP, you can open the Control Panel, click the 'System'
@@ -119,7 +119,7 @@
    Test the installation by typing the following on the command line:
    '<tt>gcc -v</tt>'. The answer should be similar to:
-      Reading specs from ../lib/gcc-lib/mingw32/3.2/specs
+      Reading specs from ../lib/gcc-lib/MinGW/3.2/specs
       Configured with: ../gcc/configure --with-gcc --with-gnu-ld
       --with-gnu-as --host=mingw32 --target=mingw32 --prefix=/mingw
       --enable-threads --disable-nls --enable-languages=f77,c++,objc,ada

'mingw32' is still the official platform designator registered with the GNU 
project, so I think we must keep the directory names unchanged.

Applied to mainline with this correction.

> BTW speaking of documentation, the allegro.chm file contains all files
> from build directory but none of them is referenced from contents nor
> index (they are only available through search).

Not even from the first chapter "A general introduction to Allegro"?

Eric Botcazou

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