Re: Minor MinGW bug when compiling gtkmm...?

> I'm not sure what I've found is a bug or perhaps me not grasping the
> concept (that has been known to happen from time to time :-) ), but:
> I'm in the process of compiling the GTK+/Gtkmm suite for MinGW, and
> I've come across something that does not compile:
> examples\book\input\ Specifically, line 52 (mkfifo is not
> found). With the standard MinGW distribution, mkfifo() is not defined
> in sys/stat.h.

The fix should be in the next version. For now, it's only a problem when
building the examples, so you can easily work around it.

> I did find the function defined in the LibGW32C glibc distribution,
> but trying to include it (--includedir=-I/mingw/include/glibc) causes
> all kinds of havoc. I was wondering if any MinGW veterans out there
> have a better way of dealing with this?
> In order for me to get around this and keep compiling (because I don't
> need the examples to build my project), I remark off the line and keep
> going.

Murray Cumming
murrayc murrayc com

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