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commit 272a583bd09c929588ed467833f7b1cfe8d21332
parent 2b12b166785664eeec346883dfbc7eeadcb0f237
Author: Christian Duerr <>
Date:   Tue,  9 Apr 2019 21:05:26 +0000

Document VC++ redistributable requirement

This fixes #1972.
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diff --git a/ b/ @@ -122,6 +122,9 @@ API. The agent is a single binary (`winpty-agent.exe`) which **must** be in the same directory as the Alacritty executable and is available through the [GitHub releases page]( +On Windows, Alacritty also requires Microsoft's VC++ redistributable to work +properly. + ## Configuration Although it's possible the default configuration would work on your system,