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From:
Paolo Molaro
Date:
July 24, 2000 10:22
Subject:
Re: Threads, reentrancy, and suchlike things
Message ID:
20000724184512.A26041@lettere.unipd.it
On 07/24/00 Moore, Paul wrote:
> OK, I just scanned briefly - based on a web search which picked up the Glib
> reference manual. Can you point me to a URL where I can get a downloadable
> copy of Glib? Is support for Win32 using Microsoft Visual C++ available yet?
> If not, the URL is of limited use, as I won't have time in the near future
> to look at porting work.

From the README.win32 in glib's sources:

For more information about the port or GLib, GTk+ and the GIMP to
native Windows, and pre-built binary packages, see
http://www.iki.fi/tml/gimp/win32/ . "Native" means that we use the
Win32 API only, and not any POSIX emulation layer except that provided
by the Microsoft runtime C library. Additionally the pthreads
emulation library is used.

As for now, to build GLib on Win32, you need the Microsoft compiler
and tools. Both the compiler from MSVC 5.0 and MSVC 6.0 have been used
successfully.

= snip snip =

You should also be able to compile it in a cygwin environment.

lupus

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