[sword-devel] Sword Library on Windows Without Requiring Cygwin
jerickson314 at users.sourceforge.net
Fri Jan 9 18:04:09 MST 2009
I have successfully built BibleMemorizer using the binaries Matthew Talbert
provided me. (Matthew, thank you for providing those!) Thanks to everyone
for the suggestions; they may be helpful for the future if I try to build a
lighter Sword library (since I'm not using features like CLucene or the
At present I am using MinGW to compile BibleMemorizer itself, since the Qt
binary installer for Windows sets everything up such that this works. I was
already using QMake on other platforms, so I used Cygwin to run
my ./configure script just to generate qmake_vars (a file unique to
BibleMemorizer) and then re-ran QMake myself. Because I didn't have to use
MSYS, my setup problems there weren't an issue.
For those who want to download binaries, they are available from my
SourceForge project page.
On Friday 09 January 2009 8:55:09 am Chris Little wrote:
> Jeremy Erickson wrote:
> > I have never really compiled anything on Windows not using Visual
> > Studio, unless I was using Cygwin and didn't care if it linked the DLL.
> You always have the option of using VS itself. We have projects for the
> last couple releases of VS in the source distribution. They may require
> a bit of updating, but should be fairly close to working out of the box.
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