[vlc-devel] [PATCH] WinCE: Require a recent enough mingwce to fix *printf problems

Pierre Ynard linkfanel at yahoo.fr
Fri May 15 15:19:38 CEST 2009

This just in: CeGCC has a MinGW with working replacement *printf
functions. Just like for mingw32, require (and allow building with) a
recent enough version of mingwce.

Since MinGW is patched by CeGCC, this check is not strictly sufficient;
but at least this allows to have working WinCE builds again.

diff --git a/configure.ac b/configure.ac
index cb66dd0..8d51b84 100644
--- a/configure.ac
+++ b/configure.ac
@@ -471,7 +471,7 @@ VLC_ADD_CFLAGS([libvlccore],[${INCICONV}])
 dnl Check for broken versions of mingw-runtime compatability library
-AS_IF([test "${SYS}" = "mingw32"], [
+AS_IF([test "${SYS}" = "mingw32" -o "${SYS}" = "mingwce"], [
     AC_MSG_CHECKING(for broken mingw-runtime)
 #include <_mingw.h>
diff --git a/include/vlc_fixups.h b/include/vlc_fixups.h
index 98c680a..5636832 100644
--- a/include/vlc_fixups.h
+++ b/include/vlc_fixups.h
@@ -26,19 +26,6 @@
 # define LIBVLC_FIXUPS_H 1
-#ifdef __MINGW32_VERSION
-#  error This mingw-runtime is too old, it has a broken vsnprintf
-# endif
-/* mingw-runtime provides the whole printf family in a c99 compliant way. */
-/* the way to enable this is to define __USE_MINGW_ANSI_STDIO, or something
- * such as _ISOC99_SOURCE; the former is done by configure.ac */
-/* This isn't done here, since some modules don't include config.h and
- * therefore this as the first include file */
-#elif defined UNDER_CE
-# error Window CE support for *printf needs fixing.
 #if !defined (HAVE_GMTIME_R) || !defined (HAVE_LOCALTIME_R)
 # include <time.h> /* time_t */


Pierre Ynard
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