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Re: Drizzle on MS windows


Thank you Monty,

Thats a great news.
Just curious, why this changes not yet merged.

already have a setup of MinGW on windows.
I shall work on that in the coming week.

Thank you,

> I had some work done in the libdrizzle code which had it almost
> compiling natively with mingw. The only part that didn't work was the
> poll() call, which doesn't exist on Windows. I think a single ifdef
> around poll() to use WSAPoll instead on windows isn't terrible. Other
> than that, there were a few places where we need to #include <windows.h>
> I'm not worried about linking cygwin.dll. I see cygwin as mainly a
> source-target for people already using cygwin... not really as a way to
> ship a binary version of libdrizzle.
> But check out lp:~mordred/libdrizzle/mingwport
> It doesn't work yet, but gives you an idea of where I was going. You can
> either do it in a mingw setup on windows, or you can cross-compile on
> linux (if you have mingw and mingw-pthreads installed) by doing:
> ./configure --build=x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu --host=i586-mingw32msvc
> Monty
> >

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