winebuild & (name, heap, init)
ps at leissner.se
Wed Sep 11 12:01:20 CDT 2002
> --- Patrik Stridvall <ps at leissner.se> wrote:
> > > > > But beyond that, we can *today* compile Wine with
> Mingw as PE. So
> > > > > what we need is a checkspec make target which would run
> > > your script,
> > > > > compile Wine as PE, extract what needs extracting
> from there, and
> > > > > compare results. This does not need to happen all the
> time, only
> > > > > from time to time by some people that (1) have Mingw
> > > > > and (2) care to do it :).
> > > >
> > > > True. However I still a little worried about the "stabillity"
> > > > of the solution.
> > >
> > > Why? This is as good of a verification method (no, even
> better) than
> > > what we have today.
> > Sure, but I have written the Perl code I know how ad hoc it is.
> > It works under reasonable assumptions however beyond that...
> > But I'm not really against it, I'm just pointing out
> > potential problems...
> I thought the WINE tree and regression suite would try and
> move away from a perl dependancy?
It is not really dependent on Perl. Of course you can't
run regression test written in Perl without Perl...
> How is all of this going to effect building on
> Windows/ReactOS with Mingw? I have had a bitch of a
> time getting Mingw+MSYS+Perl working and would hate to see it
> become a bigger requirement. If
> -mno-cygwin worked right I dont guess it would be as big of a
> deal because then we could still
> build WINE-Mingw under cyg but atm some import is still
> hosing things up and forcing importation
> of cygwin1.dll so the recommended setup is just Mingw+MSYS.
I understand. On the other hand we can't hold back "progress"
just because of difficulties of installing certains tools
on certain platforms.
But judging from Alexandres message it won't be happing anytime
> Note: even using perl on cygwin is still borked atm for the
> regression suite and I havent even
> tried winapi_check. another option may be to look at active
> perl for windows but I really dont
> like that idea.
ActivePython for Windows works nicely.
Haven't tested ActivePerl...
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