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Fix requirements and dependencies in README, close gh-1131.

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tricknotes authored and dmethvin committed Jan 14, 2013
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@@ -14,25 +14,23 @@ In the spirit of open source software development, jQuery always encourages comm
What you need to build your own jQuery
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In order to build jQuery, you need to have GNU make 3.8 or later, Node.js/npm latest, and git 1.7 or later.
In order to build jQuery, you need to have Node.js/npm latest and git 1.7 or later.
(Earlier versions might work OK, but are not tested.)

Windows users have two options:

1. Install [msysgit](https://code.google.com/p/msysgit/) (Full installer for official Git),
[GNU make for Windows](http://gnuwin32.sourceforge.net/packages/make.htm), and a
[binary version of Node.js](http://node-js.prcn.co.cc/). Make sure all three packages are installed to the same
1. Install [msysgit](https://code.google.com/p/msysgit/) (Full installer for official Git) and a
[binary version of Node.js](http://nodejs.org). Make sure all two packages are installed to the same
location (by default, this is C:\Program Files\Git).
2. Install [Cygwin](http://cygwin.com/) (make sure you install the git, make, and which packages), then either follow
the [Node.js build instructions](https://github.com/ry/node/wiki/Building-node.js-on-Cygwin-%28Windows%29) or install
the [binary version of Node.js](http://node-js.prcn.co.cc/).
2. Install [Cygwin](http://cygwin.com/) (make sure you install the git and which packages), and
a [binary version of Node.js](http://nodejs.org/).

Mac OS users should install Xcode (comes on your Mac OS install DVD, or downloadable from
[Apple's Xcode site](http://developer.apple.com/technologies/xcode.html)) and
[Homebrew](http://mxcl.github.com/homebrew/). Once Homebrew is installed, run `brew install git` to install git,
and `brew install node` to install Node.js.

Linux/BSD users should use their appropriate package managers to install make, git, and node, or build from source
Linux/BSD users should use their appropriate package managers to install git and Node.js, or build from source
if you swing that way. Easy-peasy.


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