Can't compile a plugin, dependency problems?
rekkanoryo at rekkanoryo.org
Sat Apr 28 09:57:12 EDT 2007
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> Hello, I am wanting to try my hand at making a plugin for Gaim/Pidgin,
> but I have had nothing but problems compiling it on Windows XP.
> I am using Code::Blocks and MinGW GCC, and I have downloaded glib-dev
> from http://www.gimp.org/~tml/gimp/win32/downloads.html
> <http://www.gimp.org/%7Etml/gimp/win32/downloads.html>, I have
> downloaded Gaim source from Source Forge for libgaim, but when I try to
> follow the instructions on
> http://developer.pidgin.im/browser/doc/C-HOWTO.dox, I keep running into
> problems when I try to compile the plugin.
> Most of the errors were because I wasn't compiling the libgaim .c files,
> but now I am getting errors about missing dbus files.
> Can somebody please tell me what I am doing wrong, or just give me a
> list of what exactly is needed to compile plugins?
> Thank you
You should follow the Windows Pidgin build instructions at
http://developer.pidgin.im/wiki/BuildingWinPidgin if you wish to develop on
Windows platforms. Setting up a proper build environment according to those
instructions will solve a great deal of your problems.
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