I'm trying to learn how to compile gaim on windows, I already know how to compile it on Linux. And today I decided to learn how to do it on windows.
I went to the instructions on the gaim site:
I followed the instructions from there, downloading and installing and so on. Instead of using my C: drive i'm using my F: drive letter. So I had made the change necessary in the .bash_profile to:
Changed the drive letter also in gaim/plugins/perl/common/Makefile.mingw
I downloaded the source for Gaim 1.0.0 and extracted into ~/gaim
I run make -f Makefile.mingw install,
And it started compiling and stops because of an error within: ~/gaim/src/protocols/oscar. It starts to make liboscar.dll
Creating library file: liboscar.lib
auth.o(.text+0.522):auth.c: undefined reference to '__isctype'
auth.o(.text+0.7c1):auth.c: undefined reference to '__imp___pctype'
.... and so on......
collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
make: *** [liboscar.dll] Error 1
make: Leaving directory....
make: *** [all] Error 2
Am i missing some library or package in need to install from cygwin?
it sounds like you are trying to compile it with cygwin's gcc.
you want to make sure that you are using mingw's gcc
which gcc prints out:
Thanks, i got it to compile. I just ran this at the command:
It for some reason wasn't getting it from the .bash_profile where i had it set to:
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