Re: [gtkmm] Compiling my first gtkmm program - HELP!!

On Tue, 2004-04-27 at 18:24, Roger Leigh wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 27, 2004 at 05:04:27PM +0200, Murray Cumming wrote:
> > On Tue, 2004-04-27 at 15:56, Maya wrote:
> > > Nothing changes if I don't use virtual inheritance.
> > > I got the cygwin version of GTKmm from the cygwin setup.
> > 
> > I did not know that gtkmm was available as part of the cygwin install.
> > It sounds like their gtkmm binaries are broken. I suggest that you
> > submit a bug to them, with a simple-as-possible test case. Feel free to
> > CC us.
> Perhaps I should have been more explicit last time this question came
> up.  If you are using the Cygwin packages from
>, you will find they won't
> work *at all*.  This is because they were built many months ago with an
> old version of GCC, either 3.1 or 3.2.  You'll find that they won't link
> with a current (3.3.x) GCC from Cygwin due to binary incompatibilities
> --this is what you see with the "virtual thunk" errors.
> The only solution is to rebuild the whole lot from scratch.  You can
> find some patches here for GTK+2.2:

Is there a public bug tracker for cygwin. This should be reported so
that building from scratch is not necessary.

> I'm currently working on getting GTK+ 2.4 to build.  Currently I've done
> Glib from CVS head, and I'm now stuck with linker errors with CVS
> pango--some libtool issue.  If you want to help, we should have Gtkmm
> 2.4 built fairly soon.
> If you don't want to get your hands dirty, it's precompiled and works
> for MinGW/MSYS:

Thanks for the precise info.

Murray Cumming
murrayc murrayc com

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