Building a Windows Version of Alpine

By now, anyone with access to a computer running the Windows operative system can compile the windows version of Alpine. These directions were tested in a computer running Windows 7, and explains how to build PC-Alpine using different versions of Visual Studio. I would like to thank Stéphane Larouche for sending these directions. Some time ago I wrote a different set of directions. The directions sent by Larouche are simpler.

In order to build Alpine, you will need