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Re: Drizzle on MS windows

 

On 08/09/2010 10:44 AM, Jobin Augustine wrote:
> 
> 
> On Mon, Aug 9, 2010 at 11:00 PM, Monty Taylor <mordred@xxxxxxxxxxxx
> <mailto:mordred@xxxxxxxxxxxx>> wrote:
> 
>     On 08/09/2010 10:28 AM, Jobin Augustine wrote:
>     > Hi Monty,
>     > Regarding your question,
>     >
>     >
>     >     Did you have to make any changes to the code? Or did it just
>     work once
>     >     you got all the headers/libs in place?
>     >
>     >
>     > There are few changes in source to get the client working. But
>     they are
>     > very few.
>     > But i think, at least few requires us re-think / rework with community
>     > opinion.
>     >
>     > for example. i don't have any idea where to place drizzle
>     configuration
>     > files in windows.
>     > What is your opinion?
> 
>     Not sure - will need to design this I think. Hrm.
> 
>     > I shall push the changes one by one to have a healthy review and
>     > possible reworks at this earlier stage.
>     > what you say?
> 
>     Excellent.
> 
>     Also - not sure if you saw - but I have libdrizzle building natively in
>     visual studio now. I was thinking that once drizzled builds in mingw,
>     even if it's hard, we can then get it building in visual studio - and
>     then we can make an installer/install sheild project.
> 
>     How does that sound to you?
> 
> 
> 
> Yes Monty, i understands the relevance.
> Windows world may be expecting it when we gives source code.
> my only worry is other libraries.
> for this drizzle client, i am depending on readline library which is
> compiled in mingw

Yes - this is going to take some iterations and some work.

There is a project working on tools to help with this ...
http://launchpad.net/coapp ... it was started by a guy at Microsoft that
I spoke to at last year's OsCon and is based on tools he used to do work
building php for windows.

Monty



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