RE: OK to stop using .def files for Windows builds with gcc?
- From: Tor Lillqvist <tml iki fi>
- To: Hans Breuer <Hans Breuer org>
- Cc: <gtk-devel-list gnome org>
- Subject: RE: OK to stop using .def files for Windows builds with gcc?
- Date: Wed, 15 Oct 2003 22:06:49 +0000
Hans Breuer writes:
> But it can't work reliable for glib (g_win32_*) and even less for
> gdk-win32 which won't be build on *nix at all.
Ah yes, silly me, didn't think that far...
> Doing so would force all people to work on msvc to either depend
> on your officail builds or duplicate work. This sounds like
> effectively dropping the msvc/build alltogether.
True. That is not something I would want to do.
> Why not try to generate a better .def file with every successfull
> mingw build - from the generated binaries - and check them in with
> the other necessary changes ?
Hmm yeah, seems like that is the way it has to be done.
I.e. mostly build with mingw without a .def file, and now and then
check with nm what is missing, edit the .def file correspondingly and
> Again, please don't remove them from cvs.
> Couldn't the sometimes generated (our even only sometimes updated
> manually by me) file simply be kept in cvs ?
Fine with me...
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