Link(s) for Windows ports of D-Bus ?

Vincent Torri vincent.torri at
Mon Mar 19 05:53:31 PDT 2012


On Mon, Mar 19, 2012 at 12:46 PM, Simon McVittie
<simon.mcvittie at> wrote:
> On 15/03/12 18:30, rony wrote:
>> However there is (are) no link(s) pointing to the Windows versions of D-Bus!
> It's basically the same situation as Windows versions of GLib.
> Windows support was merged quite a long time ago, so the normal
> source-code tarball releases of D-Bus (as announced on this mailing
> list), and the git branches from which they're released, are meant to
> work on Windows. Sometimes they might not, but if they don't, that's a
> bug like any other, to be tracked in Bugzilla and fixed in a later release.
> The only official "upstream" D-Bus releases are the source code: we
> don't make binary releases, for any platform. On Linux, distributions
> like Debian and Fedora release binary packages derived from our source
> code, and we recommend that most people use the binary packages from
> their distribution.
> If anyone wants to provide semi-official binary releases for Windows on
> a similar basis, feel free to do so and link them on the wiki. For
> instance, the KDE on Windows initiative <>
> presumably releases Windows binaries of D-Bus (I don't know whether they
> apply special patches or configuration). GnuWin
> <> doesn't seem to provide D-Bus
> binaries yet, but they could; Cygwin probably does; and so on.

I still can't use dbus on Windows until i modify I've
sent at least 2 mails about that problem, and I'm not alone thinking
that modifications must be done in order to use dbus on Windows.


Vincent Torri

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