About building test suite for Windows

Nicolas Le Cam niko.lecam at gmail.com
Sun Jun 12 06:10:00 CDT 2011

2011/6/12 Patrick Gauthier <webmaster at korosoft.net>:
> Hi,
> As I was writing my task dialog test I ran into a few problems trying to
> test on Windows...
> First, I tried building it using make crosstest but I keep getting this:
> $ gmake crosstest
> crosstest is not supported (mingw not installed?)
> gmake: *** [crosstest] Error 1
> I am on FreeBSD 8.2-RELEASE (i386), I have the following mingw ports
> installed (using pkg_add)
> mingw32-bin-msvcrt-r3.18.a3.14
> mingw32-binutils-2.21,1
> mingw32-directx-20020518
> mingw32-gcc-4.5.0_1,1
> mingw32-pdcurses-3.4
> mingw32-pthreads-2.8.0
> I deleted config.status (there was no config.cache) and re-ran
> ./configure, it fails to detect mingw, so I gave up on that.
> I then tried building them on Windows directly instead (using Visual
> Studio 2008 with Windows SDK v7.0) as describred there:
> http://www.winehq.org/docs/winedev-guide/testing-windows
> However, trying to compile comctl32_tests using the WINE headers would
> complain about EXCEPTION_EXECUTE_HANDLER being undefined. On the other
> hand, compiling with the MSVC headers would complain about TVIS_FOCUSED
> not being present. According to this:
> http://support.microsoft.com/kb/166471 it has been deprecated and
> removed from MS headers a long time ago.
> Eventually I would like to just be able to make crosstest so that I can
> stay in one dev environments and not two, so if anybody could help me
> about why isn't mingw32 detected, I would like it.
> Thanks.
> - Patrick

If I read the port's makefile right, using ./configure
CROSSCC="mingw32-gcc" should help.

Nicolas Le Cam

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