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Re: Windows Compile Help

From: Nathan Hartman <hartman.nathan_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 28 Jan 2018 10:52:46 -0500

On Sun, Jan 28, 2018 at 10:23 AM, Troy Curtis Jr <troycurtisjr_at_gmail.com>
wrote:

>
>
> On Sun, Jan 28, 2018 at 12:21 AM Nathan Hartman <hartman.nathan_at_gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> On Jan 27, 2018, at 11:44 PM, Troy Curtis Jr <troycurtisjr_at_gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>> I'm hoping someone can point me in the right direction with an issue I'm
>> having compiling Subversion on Windows 10 using Visual Studio 2015 tools.
>>
>> I decided to break out of my comfort zone a bit and see if I could get
>> the changes in for the py3c dependency added on the Windows side, but I am
>> *not* a Windows dev. I've done a lot of learning, which as been fun, but I
>> can't figure this last error out. I've attached the error log, and my WIP
>> visual studio script that basically got me this far.
>>
>> It seems to complain the it can't find a handful of symbols related to
>> zlib, but if I look at the static archive I see those names (though there
>> are all those different calling conventions on windows, so maybe that is
>> related to my issue?).
>>
>> Anyway, I've run out of ideas and was hoping for a little nudge.
>> …
>>
>>
>> Troy
>>
>> <vs-build.txt>
>>
>> <svnbuilderr.txt>
>>
>>
>> Forgive the second reply but on further study of the build log and some
>> googling around, I think the absolute/relative paths are not the culprit,
>> and that your suspicion about calling conventions may be correct.
>>
>> https://stackoverflow.com/questions/5424549/unresolved-
>> externals-despite-linking-in-zlib-lib
>>
>> Which led to:
>>
>> http://www.zlib.net/DLL_FAQ.txt
>>
>> To summarize, CDECL is default and therefore probably what Subversion is
>> building with, but zlib may be building with STDCALL.
>>
>> I would check if the zlib project defines ZLIB_WINAPI and if so, remove
>> it and retry the build.
>>
>
> Thanks so much for taking the time to look at this Nathan! You were right
> on. I had gotten close earlier but went the wrong way. At one point I
> *added* ZLIB_WINAPI to the config header, but of course it complained about
> a redefinition. It didn't click that I needed to *remove* it. Pulling
> that out of the build configuration finally got me linking (well, after
> added /safeseh to the asm build in zlib as well).
>
> Now to add swig to the mix and maybe eventually actually adding the change
> I want to test! XD
>
> Thanks again!
>
> Troy
>

Glad I could help. Out of curiosity is this a 64-bit build and did you have
to do anything out of the ordinary because of that?
Received on 2018-01-28 16:52:58 CET

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