Re: [Evolution-hackers] Porting to Windows XP

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Actually, there is another mode in Xfree on Windows that allows Windows
tomanage the windows.  forget what it is right now....

Stewart Smith wrote:
| Okay, progress on trying to get evolution to build on cygwin:
| you need:
| gettext, libiconv and wget from GNU
| I've been using GARNOME to get things to build, as it's easy :)
| db3 makefile needs some minor hacking to get it to install (a bunch of
| targets need .exe appended to them, auto* magic should be able to fix
| this)
| g_strsignal (from memory) uses 'extern char* strsignal(int)' but on
| CYGWIN (for some reason) it's return type is 'const char*' - might have
| to query people about the reasons behind that - it's possibly just
| historical...
| although i had to give up today when gcc stopped working. got unable to
| fully load errors or some weird stuff (i forget exactly) - that and i
| was fed up with having my work machine in windows.
| i tried re-installing cygwin packages, and finally reinstalled the
| cygwin dll itself, although i haven't tried that last one as it required
| a reboot, and well, the "Linux" option in LILO was too tempting :)
| a lot of the packages were building though, and seemingly all okay - so
| there is hope for a cygwin based port.
| you may even have luck with the win32 port of gtk, but the cygwin X does
| rootless and has a window manager that uses win32 widgets, so it'd
| probably interface fine (okay, *look* different - but who cares? gnome
| stuff looks better anyway).
| hope that's a starting point for somebody :)
| On Tue, 2003-11-25 at 01:56, Stewart Smith wrote:
|>On Tue, 2003-11-25 at 01:33, JT Moree wrote:
|>>I would love to see a port but since it is built on gnome it requires a
|>>decently working gnome for Windows.  Some people have ported Gnome to
|>>Cygwin but I dont think it runs very well..  I just tried to get to it
|>>and the site is gone.
|>I'll try compiling using GARNOME on cygwin on W2k tomorrow at work (and
|>control my swearing on using windows in the meantime :)
|>will let you know how it goes - i've seen screenshots fairly
|>evolution-hackers maillist  -  evolution-hackers lists ximian com
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