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Extend documentation and tweak Gemfile for windows use

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dgfitch committed Apr 8, 2013
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@@ -14,6 +14,7 @@ end
group :windows do
gem "em-winrm", :git => 'http://github.com/hh/em-winrm.git', :ref => '31745601d3'
+ gem "log4r"
end
group :test do
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@@ -32,6 +32,16 @@ This will then create a [gemset](https://rvm.io/gemsets/basics/) for veewee.
Now start [building baseboxes](running.md) or learn more about [veewee's internals](definition.md)!
+__from source on windows__
+
+1. Run `bundle install`
+
+2. To run `veewee`, use `bundle exec veewee` or make a powershell alias to remember for you:
+
+ function Run-Veewee { bundle exec veewee }
+ Set-Alias veewee Run-Veewee
+
+
### Important Note on testing `kvm` while running from source git repo_
By default the `:kvm` gem group is *disabled* to prevent the installation of `ruby-libvirt` on systems
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@@ -13,6 +13,12 @@ In order to build native rubygems you may need these packages:
libxml2-dev
zlib1g-dev
+On windows, you will need to install:
+
+- Ruby devkit
+- msysgit
+- And you may need to add VirtualBox to your `PATH`, usually installed to `C:\Program Files\Oracle\VirtualBox`.
+
## Ruby Environment

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