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Docs: Mention `windows-build-tools` in User Guide

Fix #1320

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molant authored and alrra committed Sep 18, 2018
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@@ -96,6 +96,23 @@ about the different pieces:
* [Formatters](./concepts/formatters/)
* [Parsers](./concepts/parsers/)
### Windows and Python
Depending on your environment you could get an error similar to the
following if there is a problem downloading any of the precompiled
native modules:
> gyp ERR! stack Error: Can't find Python executable "python"
The fastest way to have a Windows environment capable of compiling native
Node modules is installing the [`windows-build-tools`][windows build tools].
From an **Elevated PowerShell** run the following:
npm install --global windows-build-tools
### Permission issues during installation
If you receive an `EACCES` error when installing `webhint`, it is caused
@@ -122,3 +139,4 @@ globally.
[permission issue]:
[web recommended]:
[windows build tools]:

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