[3/5] docs: Mention that libraries for MSVC can be built with a cross compiler

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Martin Storsjö July 8, 2011, 1:12 p.m.
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Tested the output to look sensible.

 doc/general.texi |    4 ++++
 1 files changed, 4 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

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Diego Biurrun July 8, 2011, 1:14 p.m. | #1
On Fri, Jul 08, 2011 at 04:12:10PM +0300, Martin Storsjö wrote:
> ---
> Tested the output to look sensible.
> 
>  doc/general.texi |    4 ++++
>  1 files changed, 4 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

OK

Diego

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diff --git a/doc/general.texi b/doc/general.texi
index 95af68e..c950fcb 100644
--- a/doc/general.texi
+++ b/doc/general.texi
@@ -934,6 +934,9 @@  make install
 Your install path (@file{/usr/local/} by default) should now have the
 necessary DLL and LIB files under the @file{bin} directory.
 
+Alternatively, build the libraries with a cross compiler, according to
+the instructions below in @ref{Cross compilation for Windows with Linux}.
+
 To use those files with MSVC++, do the same as you would do with
 the static libraries, as described above. But in Step 4,
 you should only need to add the directory where the LIB files are installed
@@ -967,6 +970,7 @@  required when using import libraries generated by lib.exe.
 This issue is reported upstream at
 @url{http://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=12633}.
 
+@anchor{Cross compilation for Windows with Linux}
 @subsection Cross compilation for Windows with Linux
 
 You must use the MinGW cross compilation tools available at