Re: GLIB, libffi and Windows
- From: Fan Chun-wei <fanc999 yahoo com tw>
- To: kean johnston gmail com
- Cc: gtk-devel-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: GLIB, libffi and Windows
- Date: Mon, 8 Aug 2011 09:28:16 +0800 (CST)
Hi Kean (and list),
I have asked on IRC few weeks ago regarding the inclusion of libFFI in the
GLib sources, but the response that I receive is that there is no plans
(at least at that time) to include the libFFI sources in the GLib sources,
and that was from one of the core devs, AFAICT.
So it seems like that one needs to compile libFFI on Windows beforehand
using MinGW/MSYS(for GCC users) or mozilla-build (for MSVC users, libFFI
3.0.10rcx+). Let me know if one needs help building it with MSVC though-
the 2.29.x GObject VS project has a build-time dependency on libFFI
(libFFI is built as a static .lib on MSVC).
All the best, and God bless.
---Kean Johnston <kean johnston gmail com> wrote--：
> On 8/7/2011 8:16 PM, Dieter
> Verfaillie wrote:
> > On 07/08/2011 19:33, Kean Johnston wrote:
> Given that, I strong suggest that ffi is built as part of
> GLib like PCRE is for GRegex.
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