[Xcb] [Xcb-commit] win32port.mdwn
jeetu.golani at gmail.com
Sun Nov 28 12:08:07 PST 2010
> * xcb_windefs.h is not installed
I haven't tried compiling the code in the xcb main tree on windows. I'll do
that and will have more to say on what hasn't gone up.
>Question: i have compiled your test. Now, how to launch it ? it seg fault
>if I just try to launch it inside MSYS. I tried with Xlaunch, but also seg
>fault. Do you want the backtrace ?
If all went well you should have a .exe and should be able to run it in
Windows natively i.e. without msys. The test in my wiki
(http://xcb.freedesktop.org/win32port/) is hard coded to connect to an xserver
on the localhost therefore you should have xming (or some other xserver)
running on the same machine.
Send me the backtrace please. Can you try any of the other examples in the
tutorial and see if they share the same fate. I haven't tried the win32 port
since it has been merged into the main tree (sorry my bad :) ) so maybe I
should start from scratch and see what happens.
Bye for now
On Sunday 28 November 2010, Vincent Torri wrote:
> > I have done the development/testing of the win32 port mostly using the
> > mingw32 cross compiler on my debian system hence the --host. I agree
> > a note should probably be put stating that --host is required only if
> > you are are cross compiling.
> > Have you tried the win32 code from the main tree i.e. not on my github
> > repo? I am interested in seeing if there is any kind of performance
> > difference between using xcb on win32 or on linux.
> I have just set up everything on Windows (no cross compilation).
> 1) I got libpthread-stubs, xcb-proto and libxcb from the xcb web site (the
> tarballs, not the git repo).
> No problem for pthread-stubs and proto. For libxcb:
> * with python >= 3, it fails
> * with python = 2.7, the C files are generated, but compilation fails
> because of netinet/in.h not found (normal on Windows)
> 2) I got the libs from the xorg git repo (so i try only with python 2.7).
> no problem.
> On the other hand, there are some problems with the use of xcb:
> * configure.ac should be fixed for Windows upstream.
> * your test in the wiki should use pkg-config, hence include xcb/xcb.h
> * xcb_windefs.h is not installed
> Question: i have compiled your test. Now, how to launch it ? it seg fault
> if I just try to launch it inside MSYS. I tried with Xlaunch, but also seg
> fault. Do you want the backtrace ?
> Are there some improvements in your github, compared to what is in xcb
> repo ?
> Vincent Torri
> PS: I have simplified and improved notes for the installation / use. See
> * MinGW : update PATH and PKG_CONFIG_PATH:
> PATH: add /usr/X11
> PKG_CONFIG_PATH: add /usr/X11/lib/pkgconfig
> * http://www.python.org/ftp/python/2.7.1/python-2.7.1.msi : install
> * libxslt-1.1.26.win32.zip : copy the content of bin/ to /usr/X11/bin
> * XMing 220.127.116.11: download and launch installer (full install)
> ftp://sourceware.org/pub/pthreads-win32/prebuilt-dll-2-8-0-release/ :
> * in include/: copy all the header files to /usr/X11/include
> * in lib/ : copy libpthreadGC2.a to /usr/X11/lib
> * in lib/ : copy pthreadGC2.dll to /usr/X11/bin
> ftp://mirror.cict.fr/x.org/pub/X11R7.5/src/util/ :
> * utils-macros-1.3.0
> ftp://mirror.cict.fr/x.org/pub/X11R7.5/src/proto/ :
> * xproto-7.0.16
> ftp://mirror.cict.fr/x.org/pub/X11R7.5/src/lib/ :
> * libXau-1.0.5
> * libXdmcp-1.0.3 : LIBS="-lws2_32" ./configure
> http://xcb.freedesktop.org/dist/ :
> * libpthread-stubs-0.3 : CPPFLAGS="$CPPFLAGS -I/usr/X11/include"
> LDFLAGS="-L/usr/X11/lib" LIBS="-lpthreadGC2" ./configure * xcb-proto-1.6
> * libxcb-1.7 : CPPFLAGS="$CPPFLAGS -I/usr/X11/include"
> LDFLAGS="-L/usr/X11/lib" LIBS="-lpthreadGC2" ./configure
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