[Monetdb-developers] Obsolete reference to buildtools\conf\winrules.msc

Fabian Groffen Fabian.Groffen at cwi.nl
Wed Oct 6 23:38:26 CEST 2010

On 06-10-2010 22:14:53 +0200, Sander Kruseman wrote:
> I got the sources using Mercurial, including the buildtools folder, and notice that the Windows 
> build instructions match this tree better than the one from the super tar ball. I still don't see 
> why the tar ball's contents lack the buildtools folder, but now I'm making progress again :O)

Because the tarball has pre-generated build tools in there for at least
UNIX-like platforms.  Hence it is not necessary.  I think we can safely
conclude that windows building from the tarballs is not supported at the

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