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Clarification MinGW

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@@ -186,6 +186,10 @@ You will need the following software components to perform the recompilation:
- Cygwin: http://sourceware.cygnus.com/cygwin/
- TCL/TK version 8.3 (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.
+
Start a Cygwin shell and unpack the source distribution
(ocaml-X.YZ.tar.gz) with "tar xzf". Change to the top-level
directory of the OCaml distribution. Then, do

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