Beside the important task of making Gnome 1.4 available for a wider community, stabilizing it and porting more applications to cygnome, I would like to get the spread work on CyGnome-2 somewhere consolidated. Most current apps need in the meantime this environment. I would not like to lose contact to this current releases.
In the newsgroups you can sometimes found messages from people trying to get the libraries for Gnome-2 compiled for cygwin. What I'm missing is a good synchronization of this work. What I think about is the package list taken from http://www.gnome.org/start/2.2/notes/rninstallation.html#rninstallationorder
with the current porting status and the consolidated patches. E.g. there is a very good patch available for one of the hardest nuts glib-2 made by Charles Wilson at
http://www.cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2002-12/msg01430.html . But this patch is not easily found for download!
What are you thinking about such a list?
As to I know, glib2 and gtk2 (hence atk and pango) has good better support for Windows, but much efforts are made the native version taking mingw as porting tool.
Libtool made such a big progress on Cygwin that it is more easy to build DLLs on it.
And I tried that list, but stumbled at scorllkeeper, which requires openjade and docbook to work.
David Huang(one of our developer) also succeed in building glib-2.0.6.
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