Building With Libabiword-builder on Windows
Installed into MSYS: MSYS-DTK 1.0.1 
Installed into MSYS after the DTK:
 GTK+: ftp://ftp.gtk.org/pub/
(look in the win32 directories for each component - even-numbered minor numbers are stable)
Setting Up Build Environment:
(for the parts that weren't included already in the other instructions)
Unzip the parts into folders for their "component" of the build system: mingw and msys
Install the MSYS-DTK BEFORE installing the other MSYS dependencies!
Getting The Sources:
1.Create a a directory with no spaces in the name (easier) in a shallow directory of one of your drives (c:\abisource, d:\srctrees\abihead)
Click Start, Run, enter "cmd" (for WinNT/2k/XP, "command" for all other versions)
Execute the following commands:
only needs to be performed once
Close your command window.
cd to the directory you just made using msys syntax (e.g. cd /c/abisource or cd /d/srctrees/abihead)
execute these commands:
cvs -z3 co libpng popt fribidi
How To Build:
open msys and change to the libabiword-builder directory.
sh ./link-sources.sh first time only