[vlc-devel] Cygwin compilation HOWTO

Remi Denis-Courmont rdenis at simphalempin.com
Fri Feb 29 12:43:15 CET 2008

On Fri, 29 Feb 2008 06:32:13 -0500, "Mark Moriarty"
<mfmbusiness at earthlink.net> wrote:
> Thanks, j-b.
> We'll need to add the git stuff (DL Cygwin git-related items, setup of
> including the couple of lines in Cygwin.bat).
> Also, for the main configure, for conistent success I've found specifying
> the triplet necessary, so at least my configure starts:
>     ./configure \
>       --build=i686-pc-cygwin --host=i686-pc-mingw32
> --target=i686-pc-mingw32

As VLC is not a _compiler_ in any way, --target ought to be totally
meaningless. If it has any effect, it means there is a _bug_ in the
configure script.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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