[cairo] cross-compiling on Linux for Windows

mpsuzuki at hiroshima-u.ac.jp mpsuzuki at hiroshima-u.ac.jp
Sun Oct 11 01:21:25 PDT 2009

On Sun, 11 Oct 2009 11:11:57 +0300
Tor Lillqvist <tml at iki.fi> wrote:

>> So, configure script looking for
>> libz.XXX cannot detect them.
>So, which one is easier, rebuilding the library, or renaming or
>copying an *import* library (still having it refer to the DLL named as
>in its upstream, zlib1.dll)?

I don't know if Windows DLL has any record of its name
in the binary, but if I copy zlib1.dll to libz.dll.a
(and zlib.dll to libz.a), most configure of libpng finds
it correctly, and libpng is built without warning.

OK, I will stop to promote self building of zlib.
Thank you!


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