Build pidgin for Windows failed

Plato Wu gtalk000 at
Sun Jan 3 20:56:57 EST 2010

Daniel Atallah <daniel.atallah at> writes:

> On Friday, January 1, 2010, Plato Wu <gtalk000 at> wrote:
>> I follow the instruction from
>> I use the easy way and my cygwin version is 2.673,
>> and the build environment fetcher use:
>> MINGW_GCC_VERSION=3.4.5-20060117-3
>> MINGW_BINUTILS_VERSION=2.17.50-20060824-1
>> I met a error when compile the libpurple:
>> gcc.exe -shared account.o accountopt.o
> <SNIP/>
>> This application has requested the Runtime to terminate it in an
>> unusual way.
>> Please contact the application's support team for more information.
>> gcc.exe: Internal error: Aborted (program collect2)
>> Please submit a full bug report.
>> See <URL:> for instructions.
>> make: *** [libpurple.dll] Error 1
>> the pidgin source version is 2.6.2.
>> I can not resolve it by myself, thank you very much!
> The mingw gcc internals are crashing. Which version of Windows are you
> using?  I suspect that you're using Windows Vista or 7 where there are
> some know issues and you need to use a newer/patched gcc.
> You probably should ask about this on the mingw users' list.
> -D

I use Windows XP.

OK, I will ask it on the mingw users' list.

thank you all the same.

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