Building on MSWin

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Fri Feb 19 09:33:22 EST 2010

Christian Stimming <stimming at> writes:

> Am Montag, 15. Februar 2010 schrieb John Ralls:
>> > Err, yes. What do you mean by "outdated versions"? Specifically the
>> > current final 2.3.9 build started by an empty build directory and
>> > downloaded and/or compiled all dependencies just as they are written in
>> >
>> The following versions in are no longer in
>> libxml2-2.6.27
>> libpng_1.2.32-1_win32
>> fontconfig-2.4.2-tml-20071015
>> freetype-2.3.6
> Thanks for the details. I've finally found some time to update the
> versions we're using, so with trunk you should be fine again for
> downloading everything right now. However, I only know gnucash still
> builds, but I haven't done any extensive testing of the resulting
> binary - maybe the new versions introduce their own problems?

FWIW, the build server does copy everything out of the 'downloads'
directory into the tag-build downloads directory, so in effect we have a
local cache of the dependencies.  That's why it works on the build
server but not necessarily a 'fresh' install.

> Regards,
> Christian


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