Re: Almost successful Gnumeric Windows build...

Dear Ron,

If you are still around, I wanted to know if you were successful in building Gnumeric for Windows using MSYS2.
Have you solved the two issues you mentioned in your email last year?
Did you make an installer that other people can use?

Thank you in advance for your help,

All the best,


Le 23/12/2019 à 10:41, Ron Gaw via gnumeric-list a écrit :
Technically, I have now successfully built Gnumeric to run in Windows 10 using MSYS2.  Gnumeric launches and appears to match the version I run on Linux.

A few bugs left before I declare real success

1. Something in the configure or install is wrong, and Gnumeric can't get to the plugins.  A typical error in the msys console after launching gnumeric from that command line reads as follows (depending on the content of the sample spreadsheet I have opened).  It would appear something's wonky with the PATH gnumeric has been told to use, still trying to figure out where this bad PATH originates.  NOTE: I can go through the Gnumeric dialog to select plugin directories, but the error persists.

Failed to load rounddown
  E Unable to open module file "C:\msys64a\mingw64\lib\gnumeric\1.12.47\plugins\fn-math\plugin".      E '/mingw64/lib/gnumeric/1.12.47/plugins/fn-math\': The specified module could not be found.
Failed to load trunc
  E Unable to open module file "C:\msys64a\mingw64\lib\gnumeric\1.12.47\plugins\fn-stat\plugin".      E '/mingw64/lib/gnumeric/1.12.47/plugins/fn-stat\': The specified module could not be found.

2. Gnumeric is trying to access Windows registry entries that don't exist.  I suspect this one's completely on me --> I need to find a tool that helps automate the creation of an MSI file, I think...  Once this is fixed --> based on some of the names of those missing keys, I'm holding out hope that the very dated Windows build Gnumeric I'm currently using regularly will finally be replaced with this new version that will remember my macro settings when I close a file and then reopen it later (like the default window size...).  Hopefully this doesn't involve purchasing a Microsoft Development Suite....

Any hints or thought starters on the above are welcome!

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