How to build the Windows version

(Documented building on windows.)
(Instructions for Creating the Installer)
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* Create a copy (best outside of STK) of src/windows_installer (I'll assume it will have the same name).
* Create a copy (best outside of STK) of src/windows_installer (I'll assume it will have the same name).
* Create the directory windows_installer/supertuxkart, and copy the executable, all DLL and the data subdirectory into it (not all files from data are necessary for the windows install. Make sure to exclude all .svn files. It's usually best to use linux to install a package, and copy the files from that installation, since it will also exclude other minor files like linux desktop icons etc).
* Create the directory windows_installer/supertuxkart, and copy the executable, all DLL and the data subdirectory into it (not all files from data are necessary for the windows install. Make sure to exclude all .svn files. It's usually best to use linux to install a package, and copy the files from that installation, since it will also exclude other minor files like linux desktop icons etc).
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* Copy the icon file (.../src/windows_installer/icon.ico) into the supertuxkart directory.
* Start NSIS, select windows_installer/supertuxkart.nsi, and create the installer.
* Start NSIS, select windows_installer/supertuxkart.nsi, and create the installer.

Revision as of 03:31, 8 December 2010

This page describes the build and packaging process on windows. You need Visual Studio 9, the free express version works fine

Instructions for Compiling

That should be all. If you have any problems, please contact us.

Instructions for Creating the Installer

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