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+### Install Go
+ - (Make sure you install the same platform of Go as you do of MinGW (32-bit or 64-bit))
+ - install go 32 bit [Win 32-bit installer](http://code.google.com/p/go/downloads/list?q=OpSys-Windows+Type%3DInstaller)
+ - The default should create a dir c:\Go - this is the \<GO_INSTALL_DIR>
-== Install Go ==
- (Make sure you install the same platform of Go as you do of MinGW (32-bit or 64-bit))
- install go 32 bit (http://code.google.com/p/go/downloads/list?q=OpSys-Windows+Type%3DInstaller)
- The default should create a dir c:\Go - this is the <GO_INSTALL_DIR>
+### Install Go and MinGW
+This likely isn't *required*, but we're not sure which libraries we'll be using yet
+ - (Make sure you install the same platform of Go as you do of MinGW (32-bit or 64-bit))
+ - install mingw [Win 32-bit default](http://sourceforge.net/projects/mingw/files/Installer/mingw-get-inst/)
+ - This is a GUI installer - it's super simple
+ - MAKE SURE YOU SELECT TO INSTALL MSYS - whatever else you do, at _least_ also do this
+ - The default should create a dir c:\MinGW - this is the \<MINGW_INSTALL_DIR>
+ - You'll need to add the \<MINGW_INSTALL_DIR>\bin folder to the system path
+ - Press the keys Win+Pause
+ - Click on 'Advanced system settings'
+ - Click on 'Environment Variables'
+ - Scroll down in the 'System variables' until you see the 'Path' variable
+ - Select the 'Path' variable row
+ - Click 'Edit'
+ - Press the Home key
+ - Type 'C:\MinGW\bin;'
+ - Click Ok
+ - Click Ok
+ - Click Ok
+ - Close the 'Control Panel Home' window
-== Install Go and MinGW (this gets us 'gcc', which we use for sqlite and iup through cgo) ==
- (Make sure you install the same platform of Go as you do of MinGW (32-bit or 64-bit))
- install mingw (32 bit is default) (http://sourceforge.net/projects/mingw/files/Installer/mingw-get-inst/)
- This is a GUI installer - it's super simple
- MAKE SURE YOU SELECT TO INSTALL MSYS - whatever else you do, at _least_ also do this
- The default should create a dir c:\MinGW - this is the <MINGW_INSTALL_DIR>
- You'll need to add the <MINGW_INSTALL_DIR>/bin folder to the system path
- Press the keys Win+Pause
- Click on 'Advanced system settings'
- Click on 'Environment Variables'
- Scroll down in the 'System variables' until you see the 'Path' variable
- Select the 'Path' variable row
- Click 'Edit'
- Press the Home key
- Type 'C:\MinGW\bin;'
- Click Ok
- Click Ok
- Click Ok
- Close the 'Control Panel Home' window
-
-== Cleaning up after Go ==
- Sometimes libraries aren't 'cleaned' if the related library source is updated.
- C:\Go\pkg\windows_386\some\libraries\folder - and delete the *.a file
+### Cleaning up after Go
+ - Sometimes libraries aren't 'cleaned' if the related library source is updated.
+ - C:\Go\pkg\windows_386\some\libraries\folder - and delete the *.a file

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