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Re: MinGW libraries

From: Andreas Richter <ar_at_oszine.de>
Date: 2005-08-17 21:59:50 CEST

Am Mittwoch, 17. August 2005 14:59 schrieb Erik Huelsmann:

> Currently we have a configure script which runs on many (all?) unix
> flavors, but has not been tested with any unix emulators on Windows.
> On windows we use gen_win.py from the root of the source tree.
> Currently it can't generate makefiles (because no-one ever wanted to
> compile with anything but MSVC.)

I think to compile subversion with MinGW is a nightmare. I have begin to try
compile arp. But without success :(

So i hope we can build subversion client libs as dlls.

> If you want to know what to do in order to enable creation of DLLs,
> you can start by reading
> http://svn.haxx.se/dev/archive-2005-08/0319.shtml and
> http://svn.haxx.se/dev/archive-2003-10/0617.shtml . There's probably
> more in the archives. There might even be an issue in the issue
> database.

As i read in [1] SteveKing already make a patch to build subversion as dll.
What about that patch?

I have no VC6 or similiar. So i can't check this out.

> Also, I'm cc-ing brane on this. He wants this to be done a long time
> already (but didn't have the time to do it). I hope brane and I can
> help you create a patch which will enable DLLs for Win32.

Please Brane, lets compile subversion as dll ;)

> I'm afraid you won't be able to compile svn with mingw for now. You
> still won't after we can generate DLLs, but we will be able to provide
> you with DLLs to link against...

Right. No way at the moment to compile subversion with MinGW :(

[1] http://www.contactor.se/~dast/svn/archive-2003-03/1457.shtml

Greetings / Gruss
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