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Arcanist installer for Windows
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Instructions to install Arcanist in Windows exist, but there should be a arcanist installer (e.g. .exe or .msi) for Windows.

See also T133: Arcanist isn't packaged in Fedora, Debian, or Ubuntu, which is the same thing for GNU/Linux.

Filed upstream at https://secure.phabricator.com/T4964 . See also the general upstream task (https://secure.phabricator.com/T4200) for packaging, which is stated to be low-priority for them, for various reasons including upstream's lack of experience with packaging and Phabricator's rate of change.

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These instructions are pretty straight forward and comparable to what we have for git-review right now. I don't think having a .exe or .msi for arcanist on Windows is a blocker for migration (though it's still a valid lowest prio task in Differential and a valid task upstream).

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From @greg link https://secure.phabricator.com/book/phabricator/article/arcanist/#installing-arcanist :

git clone https://github.com/phacility/libphutil.git
git clone https://github.com/phacility/arcanist.git

Then set %PATH%=%PATH%;arcanist/bin/

To upgrade: arc upgrade

It is straightforward, no need for an .msi installer.