On Thu, 24 May 2012 15:36:57 -0400, LM wrote:
> Not sure if elinks is supposed to build and work on Windows or not,
> but I downloaded elinks-0.12pre5 and attempted to build it in MinGW
> with msys. Had a couple of issues with compiling.
> In src/terminal/kbd.c, there was no define for VERASE and it had
> issues with vdisable as well, so I defaulted vdisable to -1 and set a
> define for VERASE just to get it to compile.
> I did get it to build successfully, but when I tried to run it, I saw
> the following on screen:
> Then I got a pop-up window that the application had crashed:
> elinks.exe has stopped working
> Saw some previous posts in the list archives about MinGW support, so
> had hoped this would build on Windows. Are there any other Windows
> patches around or does anyone have any idea what else to try to get
> this working?
> Also saw the post in the archive where someone suggested adding
> support for pdcurses. Couldn't help wondering if that would work
> better than termcap/terminfo at least on Windows (which doesn't
> have that).
> Had hoped to tried elinks out and see what it could do. Any further
> suggestions appreciated.
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I'm not sure about 0.12 or MinGW, but I was able to get 0.13 to compile
on Cygwin without any issues.
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