Commit 43d347f3 authored by Sebastian Graf's avatar Sebastian Graf

Mention symlink situation on Git for Windows in README.md

parent 8632268a
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## Using ## Using
<details>
<summary>Git symlink support for Windows machines</summary>
NoFib uses a few symlinks here and there to share code between benchmarks.
Git for Windows has symlinks support for some time now, but
[it may not be enabled by default](https://stackoverflow.com/a/42137273/388010).
You will notice strange `make boot` failures if it's not enabled for you.
Make sure you follow the instructions in the link to enable symlink support,
possibly as simple as through `git config core.symlinks true` or cloning with
`git clone -c core.symlinks=true <URL>`.
</details>
Then, to run the tests, execute: Then, to run the tests, execute:
``` ```
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