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Re: FindwxWidgets.cmake


On 4/7/2011 8:42 AM, Dick Hollenbeck wrote:
>> MinGW is not a prerequisite.  Having a valid compiler is a prerequisite.  MSVC,
>> Borland, etc are all valid generator targets for CMake.  Using CMake to
>> download and build wxWidgets will be more beneficial to these users than MinGW
>> users.  My guess is most MinGW users are likely to install MSYS which means you
>> can build wxWidgets using autotools since this is the process described in the
>> Kicad build documentation for windows.
>> Wayne
> No.
> Brian may be serving a different master here.   But I think he and I are on
> the same page.  MSYS is not a requirement and should be avoided if it can
> be, and he has found away around it.

Saw Brian's response.  I see said the blind man.

MSYS may not be a required but it is useful.  Until wxWidgets supports
pkg-config or some other cross platform equivalent, being able to use wx-config
is extremely useful for development.


> MinGW is the preferred compiler IMO.  The rest is noise and can be handled
> by those that want to stray from the path which comes with the most support,
> and do so without support.
> Dick
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