[MPlayer-users] Question about compiling from within Windows XP

Henry Garcia defsyn at gmail.com
Mon Jan 22 21:28:50 CET 2007

You'll have to write a HOWTO for me! I can't wait.

What do you mean "I tried building the MingW tree on cygwin"?

Are you using the -mno-cygwin option?


On 1/22/07, Chris Stratton <cs11102 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> --- Henry Garcia <defsyn at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Good luck with MingW. I've never had success. Seems
> > like the ones who do
> > know how to compile it with MingW have not completed
> > the documentation of
> > the HOWTO. It's a work in progress.
> >
> > I have however, compiled it on Cygwin.
> That's odd.  It compiled right out of the tar for me
> on MinGW, wheras I had to make some modifications to
> get it to work on cygwin (path in a macro for llrint).
> Granted I was trying to build the MinGW tree on cygwin
> (downloaded the sources I needed in the long run, but
> first tried building under the environment I already
> had installed)
> The only thing I found really wrong with the MinGW
> instructions is that the links for the MinGW downloads
> weren't quite right.
> That said, finding files on sourceforge, and building
> unix-type software in general, do benefit from
> previous experience.
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