Re: glib(win32) without libffi

On Sun, 2012-07-29 at 15:24 +0200, Hans Breuer wrote:

> Given that fixing the showstopper is not deemed to be useful, I should 
> probably withhold my other fixes as well:

I didn't say "no"; we're having a discussion.  Realistically, so while
I personally *do* care about Windows builds, I find cross-building
with mingw a much saner approach to making Free Software available
for Windows users, though it does obviously hamper our accessibility to
Windows developers.

So going back to the top; there was previous discussion on *this* list
about libffi, but I more meant had you asked on the libffi list.  A
quick google search turns up:

> d152bc4 win32: More symbols to be exported from gio

There's no reason not to add independent cleanup fixes though,
particularly if they *also* help cross-mingw builds.  Can you submit
them in bugzilla?

Incidentally there's an open sysadmin bug for mingw cross builds:

After having seen how easy it is to set up now there's no reason at all
not to run one in GNOME.

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