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- Download the latest mingw, gsl, and gtk bundles from;O=D
- Also download Boost from SourceForge and unpack it in a directory of your choice (you specify it's path later on)
- Obtain, compile and install Inkscape svn following these instructions
- unpackage the gsl bundle into the directory with the gtk bundle
- download cmake; install at C:\cmake
- check the directories in mingwenv.bat. Are they set correctly for you?  (ignore RAGEL_BIN)
- make a build directory
- open cmd.exe
    - mingwenv.bat
    - cmake -G "MinGW Makefiles" c:\path\to\2geom    (be sure you have a CAPITAL '-G' there!)
    - cmake -i     (especially mind to set the install dir to where you want it installed (probably the gtk folder, e.g. c:/gtk210))
    - make
- copy the resulting *.exe files into the inkscape install directory

If you want to be able to compile the ragel defined svg-parser aswell, 
you must download ragel from
Unpack the windows binary package into a dir of your own choice. 
Check whether ragel's dir is set correctly in mingwenv.bat (RAGEL_BIN).
Make sure you have ragel.exe and rlcodegen.exe in the dir you specify. 
If your package does not contain rlcodegen.exe you can copy rlgen-cd.exe
and rename it to rlcodegen.exe :-)

If things don't work out, here is a list of things you can try.
1. Type  'make --version'. It should display:
        E:\inkscapelpe>make --version
        GNU Make 3.80
        Copyright (C) 2002  Free Software Foundation, Inc.
   Or something very similar. If it does not, probably windows finds a different make (Borland's or another?).
   Type 'set path=', then start again with mingwenv.bat etc...
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