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The Win32 port of GTk+ is a work in progress, and not as stable or
correct as the Unix/X11 version. For more information about the Win32
port, see http://www.gimp.org/tml/gimp/win32/ or
http://www.iki.fi/tml/gimp/win32/ .

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To build GTk+ on Win32, you need either Microsoft compiler and tools,
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or egcs-1.1.2 (or gcc-2.95 or later) running under
cygwin-b20.1. Compile in gdk\win32 and gtk with `nmake -f
makefile.msc` or `make -f makefile.cygwin`. Before doing a install,
check the BIN definition in gdk\win32\makefile.msc (or
makefile.cygwin) and gtk\makefile.msc (or makefile.cygwin).
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See the README.win32 file in the GLib distribution for preparations to
build with egcs on cygwin.
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The tablet support uses the Wintab API. The Wintab development kit can
be downloaded from http://www.pointing.com.
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GTk+ wants to be built with the GNU gettext library for
internationalisation (i18n). Get the version ported to Win32 (not a
very big deal) from tml's web site mentioned above. If you don't want
any i18n stuff, undefine ENABLE_NLS, HAVE_GETTEXT and HAVE_LIBINTL in
the config.h.win32 file, and remove references to the gnu-intl library
from the makefiles.