At 02:37 27.05.03 +0000, Tor Lillqvist wrote:
>Hans Breuer writes:
> > BTW: just tried to compile fontconfig with msvc. It does _not_
> > build out of the box.
>Did anybody claim it would? 
Not that I know of.

>Builds fine with gcc (mingw), but it has
>more POSIX emulation stuff bundled than MSVC.
Yeah, almost stuff handled by GLib ...

>> And although it certainly can be ported
>Yeah, wasn't annything particularily difficult, just needed to add
>some #ifdef HAVE_UNISTD_H, point it to the dirent emulation package,
>write up a nmake makefile for the src directory, use a prebuilt
>config.h. Still, in order to be able to build totally from scratch
>with MSVC, would need write nmake makefiles for the other
>directories. Shall I send you what I have, 
Yes, please. 

>do you want to continue?
Though I'm still not convinced it's useful to have two similar 
font engines in one program, is sure would be useful to have
both buildable to compare results.


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