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PR#4547: documentation updated and made more precise

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@@ -113,6 +113,7 @@ You will need the following software components to perform the recompilation:
- Windows NT, 2000, XP, or Vista.
- Items [1], [2], [3], [4] and [5] from the list of recommended software above.
- The Cygwin port of GNU tools, available from http://www.cygwin.com/
+ Install at least the following packages: diffutils, make, ncurses.
Remember to add the directory where the libraries tk84.lib and
tcl84.lib were installed (by the Tcl/Tk installer) to the LIB variable
@@ -153,7 +154,7 @@ Unix/GCC or Cygwin or Mingw on similar hardware.
* Libraries available in this port: "num", "str", "threads", "graphics",
"labltk", and large parts of "unix".
-* The replay debugger is partially supported.
+* The replay debugger is partially supported (no reverse execution).
CREDITS:
@@ -216,12 +217,14 @@ RECOMPILATION FROM THE SOURCES:
You will need the following software components to perform the recompilation:
- Windows NT, 2000, XP, or Vista.
- Cygwin: http://sourceware.cygnus.com/cygwin/
+ Install at least the following packages: binutils, diffutils,
+ gcc-core, gcc-mingw-core, make, mingw-runtime, ncurses, w32-api.
- TCL/TK version 8.4 (see above).
-- the flexdll tool (see above).
+- The flexdll tool (see above).
Do *not* install the standalone distribution of MinGW, nor the
companion MSYS tools: these have problems with long command lines.
-Instead, use the version of MinGW that is installed along with Cygwin.
+Instead, use the version of MinGW provided by Cygwin.
Start a Cygwin shell and unpack the source distribution
(ocaml-X.YZ.tar.gz) with "tar xzf". Change to the top-level
@@ -250,7 +253,7 @@ NOTES:
* Libraries available in this port: "num", "str", "threads", "graphics",
"labltk", and large parts of "unix".
-* The replay debugger is partially supported.
+* The replay debugger is partially supported (no reverse execution).
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@@ -335,6 +338,7 @@ You will need the following software components to perform the recompilation:
- Windows XP 64 or Server 64.
- The Platform SDK (item [1] from the list of recommended software above).
- The Cygwin port of GNU tools, available from http://www.cygwin.com/
+ Install at least the following packages: diffutils, make, ncurses.
- The flexdll tool (see above).
To recompile, start a Cygwin shell and change to the top-level
@@ -368,5 +372,6 @@ NOTES:
* Libraries available in this port: "num", "str", "threads", "graphics",
and large parts of "unix".
-* The replay debugger and the graphical browser are not supported.
+* The replay debugger is partially supported (no reverse execution).
+* The graphical browser ocamlbrowser is not supported.

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