[sword-devel] Building under Windows

Chris Little chrislit at crosswire.org
Sun Oct 2 00:17:59 MST 2005

Project files for VC++ (that is to say, the IDE) have been included with 
Sword for a few years. At present, I think we ship them for 6.0 & 7.1. I 
don't know whether they are necessarily up to date, but they should be 
trivial to update if not.


Greg Hellings wrote:
> I have not yet been successful in building the Sword library with 
> Micro$oft tools, so your effort to cause the library to build with .NET 
> might be a bit difficult.  The primary problem for me has been creating 
> a buildfile of any sort.  That said, I have not yet had an opportunity 
> to even attempt a build of the library using the VC++.NET 2003 IDE, I 
> have only been using command-line tools, and it has been difficult to 
> come up with a makefile for it.  You might have success if you try the 
> IDE, or you might not.  Primarily the library is build using Borland 
> tools, but if it could be made to build under VC++ I think creation of a 
> C# wrapper would not be more complicated than any other basic library 
> wrappers for C#/++ libraries.  Sorry I can't be of more help, but I am 
> incommunicado as pertains programming work due to studying outside of my 
> normal university for the semester.  Once I get back to the States in 
> December, I might be better able to work through some of my own 
> problems, and then speak intelligently concerning building under VC++.NET.
> --Greg
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