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bug#9960: Compiling Emacs trunk with MSVC

From: Fabrice Popineau
Subject: bug#9960: Compiling Emacs trunk with MSVC
Date: Mon, 28 Nov 2011 20:07:29 +0100

On my side, there is still this messy 'tzname', which seems to be defined in some part an not in some others.
I need the patch below.  It could probably be eliminated by a careful analysis of what files are included.
I think the problem is that tzname may be defined to be _tzname _before_ including the regular MS <time.h> .



=== modified file 'lib/strftime.c'
--- lib/strftime.c      2011-03-31 04:24:03 +0000
+++ lib/strftime.c      2011-11-28 15:38:55 +0000
@@ -36,9 +36,13 @@
 #include <ctype.h>
 #include <time.h>

+#ifdef _MSC_VER
+#define tzname _tzname
 extern char *tzname[];

 /* Do multibyte processing if multibytes are supported, unless
    multibyte sequences are safe in formats.  Multibyte sequences are
=== modified file 'src/s/ms-w32.h'
--- src/s/ms-w32.h      2011-11-27 18:52:53 +0000
+++ src/s/ms-w32.h      2011-11-28 15:33:33 +0000
@@ -286,7 +286,9 @@
 #define stricmp   _stricmp
 #define tzset     _tzset

+#ifndef _MSC_VER
 #define tzname    _tzname
 #if !defined (_MSC_VER) || (_MSC_VER < 1400)
 #undef  utime
 #define utime    _utime

2011/11/27 Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden>
> From: Fabrice Popineau <address@hidden>
> Date: Thu, 10 Nov 2011 20:56:11 +0100
> Cc: address@hidden, address@hidden
> Sure. feel free to adapt on the basis of the attached patch.
> Status is :
> - completely functional 32 bits version with xpm, gif, jpeg, tiff. Able to
> boostrap itself.
> - the 64 bits version compiles and dumps, but fails to bootstrap (seems to
> be looping inside elisp code).
> Is there any interest in having a 64bits windows emacs ?
> I have added two other files : a 64bits manifest for emacs.exe and a
> w32compat.h header file that is needed to compile the above mentioned
> libraries. In my case, this w32compat.h is included while compiling image.c
> for example.
> Feel free to comment and adapt for the release version.

Thanks.  I think I made all the changes needed for the MSVC 32-bit
build.  You can try the latest bzr trunk, the changes are in revision
106533.  The next pretest of Emacs 24 is expected to be available
tomorrow, so if you can try building that and reporting back, that'd
be swell.

I'm leaving this bug open for now, in case I goofed and it still
doesn't build.

Please note that only some of the _WIN64 changes are committed.  I
didn't want to rock the boat too much during the pretest, and also I
really feel that we've exceeded the amount of changes we can accept
without legal papers.  (I'd really encourage you to sign papers at
some point, to make all this line-counting business unnecessary.)  And
I understand that you don't have a fully functional 64-bit version
anyway.  So I only committed those _WIN64 related changes that fix
what we already had in the repository.  The rest will have to wait for
after the release of Emacs 24.1.

Thank you for your help so far.

Fabrice Popineau
Département Informatique
3, rue Joliot Curie
91192 Gif/Yvette Cedex
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