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Re: Small build changes for win32

From: Simon Josefsson
Subject: Re: Small build changes for win32
Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2007 12:40:46 +0200
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"Christian Ehrlicher" <address@hidden> writes:

>> > btw: Do you plan to add cmake buildsystem support? It would be nice
>> > for us win32 users and would help us to automate packaging for
>> >
>> If you contribute patches to do it, I'll review them. :)
>> I don't want to add a lot of hacks for win32, but if the modifications
>> are in separate files, like a top-level windows makefile or something,
>> then that's not a problem.
>> I don't know much about Windows so I'm relying on you and others to tell
>> me about things that are broken and to send patches.
> cmake is not a windows-only solution - kde is using it as their new
> buildsystem for 4.0.  I'll try to create a cmake script (one file +
> files adopted for cmake) when I've some time. You can then put
> it into the contrib subdir if you want.
> The library can be used on win32 without any further modifications (at
> least I'm not aware that there we need some), the only thing msvc does
> not provide is stdint.h for (u)intXX_t types. But this can be solved
> easily without touching your code.

Sounds great, although I'm curious what changes you are thinking
of.  Putting your cmakefile into contrib would be fine, if you write it.

Btw, if you know git, you can check out libidn from and then
send me a complete patchset if you want.


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