Tor Lillqvist <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:

> MecaT writes:
>  > I wondering if ever gimp for windows with gtk2 will be builded? I am ot 
>  > waiting for any date of release, but can you tell me - will be gimp 
>  > 1.3.x ported on windows? 
> Hans Breuer has done it (at least at some time) using MSVC. Hans, can
> you tell us more?
> If I understand corrrectly, Hans had to build some of the libraries in
> GIMP 1.3 as static libraries, even if they really are supposed to be
> dynamic (DLLs). (They are shared libraries on Unix (but I think GIMP
> 1.3 is developed only on Linux).)
> I ran into problems myself when I tried to build it (some months ago)
> (using autoconfiscation, libtool and gcc) because of problems with the
> libraries, the code as it currently is seems to assume ELF
> features. I.e., it that there can be unresolved symbols in shared
> libraries that get resolved at run time either from the main program
> or from another shared library. Or something like that, don't remember
> exactly.

I doubt that this an ELF-only feature. To me it sounds like libtool on
Windows is not doing the right things here. Anyway, we should try to
get this issue resolved.

Salut, Sven
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