On Wed, May 23, 2012 at 2:58 PM, Dan Fandrich <dan@coneharvesters.com> wrote:
On Wed, May 23, 2012 at 02:43:11PM -0700, exif par wrote:
> I am trying to build libexif on MSVS 2008. While trying to compile the source
> code, I get several compilation errors because of missing header files such as
> stdint.h. MSVS 2008 is a common built system. Why is it not supported?

Probably because since 2008, you're the first one to try :-)  Seriously,
if you find an issue with a compiler, we'd be happy to try accept
reasonable patches to make it work. libexif has very few external
dependencies, so it should just work about any standard C system.
stdint.h has been a standard C header file for over 10 years, so if MSVS
2008 doesn't support it, then I'd consider it broken. However, libexif's
autoconf will create a _stdint.h file automatically to work around such
broken systems, as long as they can run autoconf, naturally. In your
case, try just creating a file libexif/_stdint.h containing the single
line:

#include <stdint.h>

That should be enough to get around this problem.

In order to work around this problem, I did a bunch of typedef to declare int8_t, uint8_t, etc. It is not only stdint.h but also libintl.h and undefined reference to ssize_t.  I am currently trying to build using cygwin. Can you tell me the host name for cygwin which I need to pass to ./configure script?

Thanks. 

>>> Dan

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