[vlc-devel] Cygwin compilation HOWTO

Jean-Baptiste Kempf jb at videolan.org
Fri Feb 29 16:59:05 CET 2008

On Fri, Feb 29, 2008, Mark Moriarty wrote :
> We'll need to add the git stuff (DL Cygwin git-related items, setup of ssh
> including the couple of lines in Cygwin.bat).
Yes. CAn you do it ?

> 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
> \
The configure in this howto is not really good, I didn't had time to
look at it closely.

However, I have tested this howto in 3 different computers, and the
build on CYGWIN does work. So the people complaining either can't read
correctly or have a really weird setup.


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