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updated for version 7.3.460

Problem:    Win32: UPX does not compress 64 bit binaries.
Solution:   Mention and add the alternative: mpress. (Dave Bodenstab)
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  1. +6 −0 src/INSTALLpc.txt
  2. +8 −2 src/Make_ming.mak
  3. +2 −0 src/version.c
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@@ -239,6 +239,12 @@ If you are dismayed by how big the EXE is, I strongly recommend you get 'UPX'
found at
http://www.upx.org/
+As of 2011, UPX still does not support compressing 64-bit EXE's; if you have
+built a 64-bit vim then an alternative to UPX is 'MPRESS'. MPRESS can be found
+at:
+ http://www.matcode.com/mpress.htm
+
+
ADDITION: NLS support with MinGW
(by Eduardo F. Amatria <eferna1@platea.pntic.mec.es>)
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@@ -14,9 +14,11 @@
# it's just run out of memory or something. Run again, and it will continue
# with 'xxd'.
#
-# "make upx" makes *compressed* versions of the GUI and console EXEs, using the
-# excellent UPX compressor:
+# "make upx" makes *compressed* versions of the 32 bit GUI and console EXEs,
+# using the excellent UPX compressor:
# http://upx.sourceforge.net/
+# "make mpress" uses the MPRESS compressor for 32- and 64-bit EXEs:
+# http://www.matcode.com/mpress.htm
#
# Maintained by Ron Aaron <ronaharon@yahoo.com>
# updated 2003 Jan 20
@@ -640,6 +642,10 @@ upx: exes
upx gvim.exe
upx vim.exe
+mpress: exes
+ mpress gvim.exe
+ mpress vim.exe
+
xxd/xxd.exe: xxd/xxd.c
$(MAKE) -C xxd -f Make_ming.mak CC=$(CC)
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@@ -714,6 +714,8 @@ static char *(features[]) =
static int included_patches[] =
{ /* Add new patch number below this line */
+/**/
+ 460,
/**/
459,
/**/

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