[OTR-dev] Compiling pidgin-otr for windows (cygwin OR cross-compile) errors

Ian Goldberg ian at cypherpunks.ca
Sat Jul 11 10:01:10 EDT 2009

On Sat, Jul 11, 2009 at 12:31:37AM -0000, Sec  wrote:
> Ian,
> Thanks for the response.
> >Makefile.mingw is meant for cross compiling on Linux, with the mingw32
> >package installed.
> I have/had the following installed
> mingw32 - Minimalist GNU win32 (cross) compiler
> mingw32-binutils - Minimalist GNU win32 (cross) binutils
> mingw32-runtime - Minimalist GNU win32 (cross) runtime

Right, but you said you tried to run it on Windows + cygwin, which won't
work at all.

> >This sounds like you haven't installed a cross-compiled version of
> >libgcrypt.  The include files and libraries should live under
> >/usr/i586-mingw32msvc/.
> Can you tell me how to install a cross compiled version of this ? 

I'm pretty sure all I did was download the source and compile it.  I
think libgcrypt even came with instructions on how to cross-compile it
with mingw.

   - Ian

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