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readme: better build instructions

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@@ -23,7 +23,8 @@ Compiling
There are multiple compilation choices:
* qmake - cross platform build tool
- * Visual Studio - Windows
+ * Windows: Visual Studio
+ * Windows: Qt Creator + mingw
* gnu make
* g++
@@ -36,11 +37,21 @@ Compiling
Visual Studio
=============
- Use the cppcheck.sln file.
+ Use the cppcheck.sln file. The pcre dll is needed, it can be downloaded from:
+ http://cppcheck.sf.net/pcre-8.10-vs.zip
+
+ Qt Creator + mingw
+ ==================
+ The PCRE dll is needed to build the CLI. It can be downloaded here:
+ http://software-download.name/pcre-library-windows/
gnu make
========
- make
+ To build Cppcheck with rules (pcre dependency):
+ make
+
+ To build Cppcheck without rules (no dependencies):
+ make CXXFLAGS="-O2"
g++ (for experts)
=================

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