Building inkscape for Windows using mingw under wine

Dan Kegel dank at
Sat Aug 8 18:21:34 CDT 2009

On Fri, Aug 7, 2009 at 12:40 AM, Dan Kegel<dank at> wrote:
>> shows
>> that wine is very nearly in good enough shape
>> to run the fetch-all-the-libs-and-sources script
>> with cygwin, and run the inkscape win32 build system,
>> and pop out a working inkscape.exe.
> ulimit -n 10000 was a fine workaround.
> The inkscape build too prints out the time to build.
> Results for both windows and wine were:
>      system 1   system 2
> os    vista 64   jaunty 64
> cpu   e8400      q9300
> freq  3GHz       2.5GHz
> cores 2          4
> ram   1GB        4GB
> time  39m 1s     46m 29s

Retesting with dual boot shows Wine is a hair
faster than Vista on this test.
- Dan

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