[tor-dev] Building TOR using Visual Studio

Lunar lunar at torproject.org
Sat Oct 18 09:42:03 UTC 2014

> Nick Mathewson:
> >  * Some people want to use paid versions of Visual Studio, and have
> > paid for a version earlier than VS2013, and don't want to pay for a
> > newer one.  I sympathize with this: I've been on paid upgrade
> > treadmills myself, and it's always tempting to save money by skipping
> > steps in the upgrade treadmill.  I've even paid for commercial
> > compilers in my misspent youth.
> Are there no-cost, non-license-restricted compilers available for
> Windows that support C99?

I assume MinGW fits:

MinGW is also what is used to build Tor for the Windows version of the
Tor Browser (run on GNU/Linux).

Lunar                                             <lunar at torproject.org>
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