RE: [gnome-db] Compiling libgda in cygwin

On Fri, 2003-04-18 at 00:35, Andres Moya wrote:
> El mié, 16-04-2003 a las 16:57, Rodrigo Moya escribió:
> > On Tue, 2003-04-15 at 13:32, Andres Moya wrote:
> > > 
> > > This is true. I have changed and not it seems to work! (at
> > > least it compiles OK, the next step is trying against a real db. But it
> > > will wait until I can compile the whole application using libgda).
> > > 
> > > Have you corrected this in CVS, or are you going to?
> > > 
> > I've applied the attached patch, which is different a bit and, most
> > important, is the correct one.
> > 
> > cheers
> It's ok, the solution is good, although you have made a small typo: in
> the second changed line you have written $(top_builldir) instead of
> $(top_builddir). Please fix it.
done, thanks.

> Now I've found another two issues, probably they have the same cause:
> 1) When I enable PostgreSQL provide with --with-postgres, the script
> does not find it. It's because it looks for '' library
> (, line 233), but in Cygwin the only library is 'libpq.a'.
> I've managed to compile all by changing this line by hand. :-P
you could do a 'AND' to check for one or the other, so that it works on

> 2) When running gda-test, the function gda_config_get_provider_list()
> returns an empty list. This is because it looks for libraries in
> LIBGDA_PLUGINDIR with extension G_MODULE_SUFFIX. In Cygwin this last
> macro is defined as "dll", but the build tool does not generate .dll
> versions of the libraries, only .a files. I don't know how to fix this.
yeah, what we need is to create .DLLs on windows. Did you have a look at
the patches for GNOME 2 on win32 I sent the other day? I think they did
solve that.

> Should I send this to Bugzilla?

> P.D. The link you sent about Gnome 2 packages in Cygwin is great! I
> think that if these two issues are solved (and the other bugs I saw in
> gnome-common are solved too), libgda will run perfectly in Windows.


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