building libraries with mingw

Ralf Habacker ralf.habacker at
Wed Aug 29 10:11:32 CEST 2007

Christian Ehrlicher schrieb:
>> Von: Ralf Habacker <ralf.habacker at>
>> Saro Engels schrieb:
>>> I currently try to make kde-network compile with mingw and there are 
>>> still some errors left; Since I wanted to get jabber support as well, I 
>>> try to build libidn myself, but I had no luck yet.
>> If you refering to libidn from the 
>> reason is because libidn uses automake, which does not work well under 
>> native win32.
>> You can try to use a  custom Makefile to generate the library and tools 
>> or to port it to the cmake buildsystem (see for more 
>> informations)
> stop please. Don't make double work and just ask me ;-)
> Or ask Serhiy Kachanuk - he already build kopete on win32 with jabber and my libidn lib.
> Be aware that this lib is only tested by serzh - I have had no time to test it by my own. It's a combined mingw/msvc lib (because it's c only)
How do you have build this with msvc - with a custom make file or do you 
have added cmake support  ?


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