Hi,

On Thu, Jun 30, 2016 at 7:44 PM, Hashem Zavvari <hashemzaw...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi gimp masters,
>
> I'm new in hacking the gimp. I spend a couple of days to get detail
> information about modifying gimp program and customizing it as windows
> application for my project, since it is a great and useful open source
> image manipulation ever.
> I googleing and wiki.gimp to begin this job, but I don't see any proper
> detail guidance and enough resources for hacking. Purpose is hacking by my
> experiences and tools in hand:
> My OS is: Windows 10 x64
> expert in: Visual studio, dot net, C#, WPF and so on (obviously I can't
> hacking gimp under VS).
> familiar with: C, C++, Java
> don't know about gegl, gtk+, babl and so on.
> First problem correct load and successful build gimp-master source from git
> in local under eclipse-cpp-kepler-SR2-win32-x86_64 or NetBeans.IDE.8.1,
> while I use cygwin 2.874 for them.
> Second, after build and compile how to get port it for Windows and create a
> install file, do I use the IDEs still for this? how to modifying and
> customizing gimp environment it's UI or create the other tools for my gimp?
>
> I appreciate for any detail and step by step help to do this purpose.

Unfortunately, we have no dedicated Windows developer so it's hard to
give you step-by-step about anything you ask and confidently tell you
"it will work". But what that means is that we are more than welcoming
you if you wish to contribute to GIMP! Windows developers are really
needed since most of us are daily Linux users. The result of this is
that GIMP has much more issues (stability, bugs, UI weirdness…) under
Windows than under Linux. Patches and bug fixes are very welcome! :-)

Alexandre gave you some links which are where you should start, though
once again, the sections to build under Windows may be outdated.  But
that's a good start point. If you follow these steps and find that
some points are not right, do not hesitate to tell us so that we can
edit the wiki (or probably better, we could give you a wiki account).
Actually reading your email, it sounds like you may already have built
GIMP successfully. So you may already have some remarks about what we
have on the wiki?

Also I'm not sure I understand all your questions about customizing
GIMP environment or "other tools" for GIMP. But once again, if it is
about Windows development, not sure I could answer, even if I
understood the questions.
Anyway feel free to ask more detailed questions, though you likely
know more than us about anything which is Windows-specific (and that's
good, we would welcome your knowledge there!).

Jehan

> Thanks in advanced.
>
> --
> _______________________________________________________
> Hashem Zavvari, BSc SWE.
> Present, MSc SWE student at Research & Science branch of IAU.
> Islamic Republic of Iran, Mashhad.
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