How to build winelib dll from windows codes

Jeff Smith whydoubt at
Tue Jul 15 23:39:46 CDT 2003

--- dd jj <xmen21cn at> wrote:
> When I try to port a small application sample provided by winelib user's guild
> enter winemine directory, type:
> $winemaker -lower-uppercase .
> $./configure -with-wine=/usr/local/wine
> $make
> It shows error when I run the second command ./configure
> I get the error:
> ng whether we are using the GNU C compiler... yes
> checking whether gcc accepts -g... yes
> checking for g++... g++
> checking whether we are using the GNU C++ compiler... yes
> checking whether g++ accepts -g... yes
> checking how to run the C preprocessor... gcc -E
> checking whether ln -s works... yes
> checking for sqrt in -lm... yes
> checking for iswalnum in -lw... no
> checking for gethostbyname... yes
> checking for connect... yes
> checking "for gcc strength-reduce bug"... no
> checking "whether external symbols need an underscore prefix"... no
> checking "whether we can build a Linux dll"... yes
> checking "whether we need to define __i386__"... no
> checking "for g++ -fpermissive option"... yes
> checking "for g++ -fno-for-scope option"... yes
> checking for windef.h... configure: error: Could not find the Wine headers (windef.h)
> Could you please give comments on how to fix it? Thank you very much.

I believe that you get that error when wine has not been fully installed.
I have not used winemaker in several months and am not sure of this.

 -- Jeff Smith

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