[cairo] Win32 Building

Jody Goldberg jody at gnome.org
Fri Oct 31 17:48:29 PDT 2008

On Fri, Oct 31, 2008 at 06:55:09PM -0400, Behdad Esfahbod wrote:
> Travis Griggs wrote:
> > On Oct 31, 2008, at 11:57 AM, Behdad Esfahbod wrote:
> > 
> >> Antoine Azar wrote:
> >>> I'm trying to build with our shiny new win32 build system, but I'm
> >>> encountering some problems. The build asks for several
> >>> Makefile.win32.features files which are not present in the  
> >>> repository or
> >>> on the website. There's also a Makefile.win32.features-h that can't  
> >>> be
> >>> found.
> >> Right.  The assumption so far is that no one uses git on win32.
> > 
> > 
> > Is this the right assumption to make?
> > 
> > If I'd wanted to do my monthly delurk and try to build something, *I*  
> > would have assumed best way to be as close as possible to successful  
> > would have been to get the real thing from a fresh git clone.
> When I was writing it, asking on #cairo suggested that no one does this, given
> how hard it is to get git running on win32.  If we want to make it work with
> that setup we need to store the generated .win32 files in git.  We generally
> don't include any generated files in git, but not a big deal if people find it
> useful.

Cross compiling for win32 using git checkouts is a desirable

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