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Re: [Help-glpk] [Fwd: Makefile for MinGW on Windows 7/8 for 32bit/64bit

From: Nigel Galloway
Subject: Re: [Help-glpk] [Fwd: Makefile for MinGW on Windows 7/8 for 32bit/64bit architectures]
Date: Fri, 28 Mar 2014 05:26:38 -0700

The easiest way to compile GLPK using MinGW is to also install MSYS.
MSYS provides the gnu make toolchain so you may then compile GLPK as you
do on Linux using the supplied Makefile as is.

  Nigel Galloway

On Tue, Feb 4, 2014, at 06:30 PM, Andrew Makhorin wrote:
> -------- Forwarded Message --------
> From: David Romero <address@hidden>
> To: address@hidden
> Subject: Makefile for MinGW on Windows 7/8 for 32bit/64bit architectures
> Date: Tue, 4 Feb 2014 13:47:32 -0500
> Dear Developers,
> First, let me thank you for your effort in putting together this tool,
> for free.
> I would like to request, if that is at all possible, to include with the
> GLPK distributions somewhat detailed instructions about building GLPK
> from source using MinGW and/or MinGW64 under Windows 7/8.
> I am not a computer expert, but can find my way around the computer, so
> I guess I could be an "average user" case. I used MinGW to compile GLPK
> from source, and the resulting executable GLPSOL works perfectly.
> However, when I tried to use GLPK as a library, even though the
> compilation goes through, the resulting executable crashes every time I
> call it, and I haven't been able to find what the problem is.
> I am wondering if this is an issue with a 32 executable being used in a
> 64 architecture, maybe I am not aware of some 32bit library that I am
> calling inadvertently, or maybe it is a 64 library that I am using from
> my 32bit application.
> I have both MinGW and MinGW64 (the TDM package) in my computer, but only
> MinGW is in the path.
> To get around this issue, I just created a virtual machine (VirtualBox)
> with Linux Mint in it, and I am running GLPK from there. Of course, in
> linux, it compiles ans installs without a hitch. Thanks for that!
> Thanks in advance for any help you can provide. If not able to help me
> in my current situation, at least please consider the building scripts
> for MinGW users in Windows.
> Thanks!
> David Romero
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