RE: Gtk+ 3.0 and MS Windows


Yes, if you have this script available it would be wonderful. The only shortcoming of these binaries from OpenSUSE that they lack dot lib files for MS linker and don't have property sheets that make life easier in Visual Studio IDE. Though both problems are doable as dot lib files can be generated and all properties can be set semi-manually with pkg-conf.

I'm not sure what is the overall goal for GTK+ for non-linux platform. Shall it be buildable under MS Windows or cross-compilation is the only planned strategy? In former case, I guess it makes sense to debug build process as I had all ./configure prerequisites satisfied. Though I feel like I'm on my own under MS Windows :-)

Unfortunately cross-compiling my entire project is not an option for me as base classes for DirectShow from Platform SDK that I use have a lot of MS specific code and I failed to build it even with MinGW. So I really hope that an opportunity to use MS compiler and linker out-of-box (like gtkmm 2) will be preserved.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: John Stowers [mailto:john stowers lists gmail com]
> Sent: Thursday, March 24, 2011 4:05 PM
> To: Maarten Bosmans
> Cc: Mikhail Titov; Gtk+ list
> Subject: Re: Gtk+ 3.0 and MS Windows
> On Thu, 2011-03-24 at 10:01 +0100, Maarten Bosmans wrote:
> > 2011/3/23 Mikhail Titov <mlt gmx us>:
> > > Maarten:
> > >
> > > Thanks for the link! By saying that I don't have OpenSUSE I implied
> that I'd have to either use `alien` (with possible complication if any)
> or build it myself on Ubuntu.
> >
> > If you like, I have a python script (that works on both Linux and
> > Windows) that downloads a package with all dependencies and extracts
> > the binaries. Combined with the OBS automatically building the latest
> > packages, it makes keeping your Windows program up to date quite easy.
> I would be interested in that script please.
> John

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