[sylpheed:35689] Re: Sylpheed compile error on Windows/MinGW

Gisle Vanem gvanem at broadpark.no
Sun Jul 7 20:26:36 JST 2013

"Ho Sy Tan" <hosytan at gmail.com> wrote:

> Can anyone give me some details how to build Sylpheed on Windows? Can I use
> Linux/Unix to build Sylpheed for Windows?

Probably, but not w/o lots of cross-building setup problems. I have
built Sylpheed for years using my own makefiles (targeting both 
MingW and MS Visual-C). 

Since autotools on Windows suck so hard, it's easier for me to use the 
immensly more powerful GNU-make and just hand-edit my own makefile
before building anything. Saves me much more time than figuring out these 
auto*shit tools. You could try this for yourself if you want:


You may need to apply the patches in Windows.diff first.


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