[poppler] Win32 portability
Albert Astals Cid
aacid at kde.org
Sun Jun 4 02:49:39 PDT 2006
A Diumenge 04 Juny 2006 11:33, Albert Astals Cid va escriure:
> A Dissabte 03 Juny 2006 23:48, Krzysztof Kowalczyk va escriure:
> > Is there interest among poppler developers to maintain win32 portability?
> > I just started working on a PDF viewer for Windows
> > (http://blog.kowalczyk.info/software/sumatrapdf). Initially I used
> > xpdf but just ported it to poppler and would much rather stick with
> > poppler since it has more open and more active development so that I
> > can benefit from fixes made to poppler and others can benefit from
> > fixes that I make.
> > I would be happy to maintain win32 portability. I've opened a bug and
> > attached a patch to bring the latest cvs version of poppler to compile
> > on Windows under Visual Studio 2005
> > (https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=7107).
> > Is that the best way to submit patches in order to get them into main
> > tree or should I use some other way (e.g. send the patches to mailing
> > list)?
> Well, the fact is that both (yours and Reece) patches are "wrong".
> For example both change the errorFunction definition, that's obviously
> wrong, why fix it for windows and break it for the others?
> Also i think i like Reece patch better, i don't see why fontconfig has to
> be left out from windows, i could compile poppler with fontconfig on
> windows so leaving them unconditionally out is a bad thing.
> And yes, as Brad says we want to have windows working for KDE4.
BTW i forgot to mention current cvs builds without problems using mingw with
fontconfig and qt4 frontend to do the tests.
> > -- kjk | http://blog.kowalczyk.info
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