[vlc-devel] Re: Documentation on setting up a mingw environment?

Christophe Mutricy xtophe at nxtelevision.com
Fri Nov 10 14:18:44 CET 2006

On Fri, Nov 10, 06 at 07:33 -0500, Mark Moriarty wrote:
> Does anyone hope/plan/intend on getting VLC working under the Cygwin build
> environment?

Trax ?
But it is known to be broken at the moment. ( bash, sed, ...)

> Running configure, you get:
> checking build system type... i686-pc-cygwin
> checking host system type... i686-pc-cygwin
>    if test "`grep HOST ${topdir}/extras/contrib/config.mak 2>/dev/null|awk
> '{print $3}'`" != "`$CC -dumpmachine`"; then
> I did get the warning generated, as config.mak in extras/contrib shows:
> BUILD = i686-pc-cygwin
> HOST = i686-pc-mingw

It's likely to be a bug in configure or extras/contrib

How did you called bootsrtap in extra/contrib ? 
what's the output of gcc -dumpmachine
what's the value of CC in configure ? (look in config.log)
and the output of $CC -dumpmachine
> Anyhow, any docs out there on a working mingw environment to build VLC?  Not
> being able to build under Windows would be a drag.
Trax also have a msys howto but there is also a sed problem


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