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Re: [bug-patch] Building on mingw

From: Andreas Gruenbacher
Subject: Re: [bug-patch] Building on mingw
Date: Tue, 26 May 2009 21:31:30 +0200
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On Tuesday, 19 May 2009 12:05:49 Bruno Haible wrote:
> Martin Panter wrote:
> > 1. The gnulib getopt stuff seemed to be missing getopt_int.h. I seem
> > to have fixed this by copying the file straight from gnulib.
> >
> > 2. Also in the gnulib stuff, the xstrndup function needs strndup
> While the use of gnulib without gnulib-tool is possible in theory,
> it requires a lot of manual, tedious checking and bookkeeping: to verify
> that all the modules listed among the dependencies have been included,
> and that all respective autoconf macros have been invoked. Mistakes
> in this process introduce compilation or link problems on some platforms.
> Really, the recommended way to use gnulib's source code is through
> gnulib-tool.

In addition to that, some more packaging work remains to be done (automake, 
for example). Let me try to get things into a releasable state first without 
changing everything at once, and get to that in the next step.


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