[FFmpeg-trac] #9216(documentation:new): Outdated Windows build instructions

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Wed May 5 20:22:59 EEST 2021

#9216: Outdated Windows build instructions
             Reporter:  pekkavaa     |                     Type:  defect
               Status:  new          |                 Priority:  minor
            Component:               |                  Version:  git-
  documentation                      |  master
             Keywords:               |               Blocked By:
             Blocking:               |  Reproduced by developer:  0
Analyzed by developer:  0            |
 The build instructions at https://www.ffmpeg.org/platform.html#toc-
 tells us this:

 >To set up a proper environment in MSYS2, you need to run msys_shell.bat
 from the Visual Studio or Intel Compiler command prompt.

 But in the latest MSYS2 version you actually need to use a special
 parameter to pass the PATH variable to the shell:

 msys2_shell.cmd -use-full-path

 Without the flag cl.exe won't be found and running ./configure fails.
Ticket URL: <https://trac.ffmpeg.org/ticket/9216>
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