[Kst] Howto enable DirFile support on kst-2.0, WinXP platform?

Peter Kümmel syntheticpp at gmx.net
Fri Jul 30 15:35:40 CEST 2010

Peter Milne wrote:
> On 07/30/2010 08:21 AM, Peter Kümmel wrote:
>> Peter Milne wrote:
>>> On 07/29/2010 11:13 PM, Barth Netterfield wrote:
>>>> We are currently working on windows dirfile support....  it will
>>>> hopefully be usable 'soon', but it isn't yet.
>>> Cheers Barth!
>>> I'll be very happy to help test it.
>>> Meanwhile, we'll just have to try to convert the end-user to Linux :-)
>> Hi Peter,
>> I recently started the port to windows/msvc, and I will drop a note
>> here if anything workable is ready.
>> And it would be really, really good if you help testing it.
> Thank you, I look forward to that. Although, having built kst2 using 
> qt-developer, it would be really helpful to build the DirFile support 

What do you mean with 'qt-developer', the Qt SDK for Windows?

> using the same toolset. Then with with msvc I'd be really concerned 
> about running into 
> different-version-of-msvc-with-incompatible-binary-project-file type issues.

The problem with the msvc redistributables? I assume you talk about
releasing only mingw-builds.

> Also, while using the separate getdata library is more elegant and 
> better for maintenance (and works under Linux), but under Windows it may 
> be easier to make it a built-in?
>> Have you tried the dirfile support of Kst2 under Linux?
> No. kst1.8 is an automated install using the package manager and it just 
> works :-).
> /Peter

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