Changes between Version 171 and Version 172 of BuildingWinPidgin


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Timestamp:
01/09/16 18:21:31 (3 years ago)
Author:
renatosilva
Comment:

Pidgin Windev is now compatible with Cygwin

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  • BuildingWinPidgin

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    2424  1. Install the [http://cygwin.com Cygwin] Bash shell.
    25      Also make sure you install bash, bzip2, '''ca-certificates''', coreutils, gawk, '''gnupg''', grep, gzip, '''libiconv''', '''make''', '''patch''', sed, tar, '''unzip''', '''wget''', and '''zip''' (several of these are selected by default, those in bold are not).[[BR]]
    26      You may prefer to use [http://sourceforge.net/projects/mingw/files/MSYS%20Base%20System/msys-1.0.11/MSYS-1.0.11.exe/download MSYS] instead of Cygwin, but if you do so, you may need to tweak the instructions. Alternatively, if you wish, there is a ''third-party'' [https://launchpad.net/pidgin-windev automation script for MSYS] which should cover most of the steps described here.
     25     Also make sure you install bash, bzip2, '''ca-certificates''', coreutils, gawk, '''gnupg''', grep, gzip, '''libiconv''', '''make''', '''patch''', sed, tar, '''unzip''', '''wget''', and '''zip''' (several of these are selected by default, those in bold are not). You may prefer to use [http://sourceforge.net/projects/mingw/files/MSYS%20Base%20System/msys-1.0.11/MSYS-1.0.11.exe/download MSYS] instead of Cygwin, but if you do so, you may need to tweak the instructions.
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     27  Alternatively, you may use the third-party script [https://launchpad.net/pidgin-windev Pidgin Windev], which creates the development environment automatically. This tool works for both Cygwin and MSYS.
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    2829  2. The following instructions were written under the assumption that [#GetthePidginsourcecode the Pidgin source] will be extracted or checked out into `$PIDGIN_DEV_ROOT/pidgin-<version>` and that you install all of Pidgin's build dependencies under `$PIDGIN_DEV_ROOT/win32-dev` (the point being that the pidgin source root and `win32-dev` directories should be on the same level).
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