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Note that nmake 1.5 will not build Parrot (patch from Nigel Sandever,

    nigelsandever@btconnect.com).


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@@ -28,15 +28,13 @@ Native compilers include:
=item Make
-You need "nmake" to build Parrot under Windows with Microsoft compilers.
-It should be available via Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003 or the
-Microsoft .NET Framework SDK 1.1. The later can be downloaded from the
-Microsoft .NET Framework Homepage L<http://msdn.microsoft.com/netframework/>.
+You need "nmake" to build Parrot under Windows with Microsoft compilers. It
+should be available via Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003 or the Microsoft .NET
+Framework SDK 1.1. Download the latter from the Microsoft .NET Framework
+Homepage L<http://msdn.microsoft.com/netframework/>.
-nmake should also be available at:
-http://download.microsoft.com/download/vc15/Patch/1.52/W95/EN-US/Nmake15.exe
-or
-ftp://ftp.microsoft.com/Softlib/MSLFILES/nmake15.exe
+Note: Parrot will not build using nmake v1.5 from the MS web site. Download
+one of the above toolkits to obtain a later version, either v7 or v8.
MinGW works with its GNU "make" (v 3.80) port and its name is
'mingw32-make.exe'.

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