Building on Windows from scratch - SUCCESS
mail at gary.bilkus.com
Wed Jan 8 10:07:12 EST 2014
I have written up the procedure which as of today is working to build
gnucash 2.6 from scratch on windows and updated
It would be really nice if the patch file I have created along with my
modified version of geert's vbs file could find their way into the
It should be safe enough as all the changes are to the win32 directory
except for two, which I'm reasonably confident won't break anything else:
- configure.ac now deals with the -no-undefined flag more cleverly
- gnc-split-reg.h has a couple of #undef statements added to avoid
DELETE and DUPLICATE being defined in windows headers.
It probably also makes sense for the page to be split up again, and some
of the older information moved away, but it would be good to get some
feedback from people who try following the instructions.
I've done my best to ensure that there are no ambiguities or misprints,
and the entire process has worked for me, but feel free to fix any
errors, or tell me of any changes I can/should make to the zip file I've
Please note that I haven't extensively tested all the features of the
program. There could be some issues with the build which don't
immediately manifest themselves......but at least it runs.
Also, I haven't yet tried packaging the app into an msi or installable exe
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