[vlc-devel] Re: help compiling win32 plugin

Gildas Bazin gbazin at netcourrier.com
Wed Oct 9 18:36:44 CEST 2002

On Wednesday 09 October 2002 18:19, Graeme Ogilvie wrote:
> And then I remembered the MsysDTK that you pointed to me uses
> automake-1.6.1.
> Any ideas on how to update it?

Unfortunately none at all :(

> It then starts to run the configure script, but gets stuck at the C
> compiler output - not sure if this is due to the automake problem or
> not.
> configure: loading site script /etc/config.site
> checking build system type... i386-pc-linux-gnu
> checking host system type... i586-pc-mingw32msvc
> checking target system type... i586-pc-mingw32msvc
> checking for a BSD-compatible install... /bin/install -c
> checking whether build environment is sane... yes
> checking for gawk... gawk
> checking whether make sets ${MAKE}... yes
> checking for i586-mingw32msvc-strip... i586-mingw32msvc-strip
> checking for i586-mingw32msvc-gcc... i586-mingw32msvc-gcc
> checking for C compiler default output... configure: error: C compiler
> cannot create executables

Could you tell me the version of your compiler (gcc -v) ?
Could you also look at the config.log file and send the last bits concerning 
the error ?

> P.S.  I am documenting this procedure on how to setup a build
> environment under Windows as I go along :-)

That will be interesting to see :)

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