a compile error in pidgin whit gcc in windows

Daniel Atallah daniel.atallah at gmail.com
Wed Nov 30 13:06:54 EST 2011

2011/11/29 Neil Luo <neilhappyneil at gmail.com>:
> Hello,
>        I am a student in a university and I want to compile pidgin in
> windows.I follow the guide in your site and I can compile cpp files with gcc
> successfully.But when I use
> make -f Makefile.mingw installers ,there are some errors. The log is very
> long.
>      account.c:148: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or '__attribute__'
> before '{

> make[1]: *** [account.o] Error 1
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/d/pidgin/pidgin-2.10.0/
> pidgin-2.10.0/libpurple'
>        Could tell me where runs error? Thanks very much.

Which version of gcc are you using (what are the output of `which gcc`
and `gcc --version`)?

It also doesn't look like you've output the *first* error - all the
subsequent errors are not useful without the context of the first


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