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Re: [fluid-dev] FluidSynth and glib

From: Ryan Gonzalez
Subject: Re: [fluid-dev] FluidSynth and glib
Date: Wed, 13 Jan 2016 12:13:35 -0600
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On January 13, 2016 11:33:20 AM CST, Chris Robinson <address@hidden> wrote:
>On 01/13/2016 08:47 AM, Ryan Gonzalez wrote:
>> glib isn't actually that huge, and Fluidsynth puts it to good use.
>> Cross-platform threading is hard. I'm writing an application that
>> depends on Fluidsynth, and it wasn't really a program.
>It's not too difficult to wrap up pthreads and Win32 threads into a 
>common API. C11 also includes a threading API.
>The problem with glib is that it's a big pain for me to use on Windows.
>At least, last I looked there was no prebuilt libs and headers that I 
>could drop into my (cross-)compiler, and building it required building
>number of dependencies that were difficult to get set up. Things I'd 
>need to do for both 32-bit and 64-bit targets. And when I do, it leaves
>me with more DLLs to keep track of.


The binaries are a bit old, but they work with Fluidsynth.

says which ones exactly you need, though I was able to skip the dsound.h part.

>I really like using FluidSynth in my projects, on Linux, but the 
>problems with glib on Windows has been a big barrier to me using and 
>recommending it more broadly. Even if I get it working, it will be just
>as big of a problem for anyone else that wants to build my projects on 
>fluid-dev mailing list

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