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Re: [PATCH] Improve mingw support

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2006-10-18 03:24:05 CEST

Garrett Rooney wrote:
> On 10/17/06, Branko Čibej <brane@xbc.nu> wrote:
>
>> That's ... *bad*
>>
>> It's more important to encrypt the passwords than to be able to compile
>> with MinGW, so -1.
>>
>> Instead, you could declare CopyProtectData in svn_private_config.hw
>> #ifdef __MINGW32__.
>
> It's actually not CopyProtectData that's the issue, it's
> CRYPTPROTECT_PROMPTSTRUCT and CRYPTPROTECT_UI_FORBIDDEN. I've got a
> diff here that inlines their declarations in simple_providers.c for
> MinGW, but is it's just based on some random stuff I found out on the
> web, I have no clue if it's correct. It seems to run, although I
> haven't tested it fully. I'm also kind of curious if this sort of
> thing is considered ok, do windows people really just inline defs to
> work around stuff like this?

Windows people have the Platform SDK installed. :)

Subversion people sometimes do that.

I haven't a clue about MinGW people ...

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