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compiling with cygwin

Posted: Fri Jan 30, 2004 12:05 pm
by leon
hi there,

I thought I'd take the next step with Blender and try compiling under Windows XP using Cygwin - I don't really know what I'm doing, so possibly this is a bad idea!

I'm following the instructions here: ... cvs-markup

Immediately on doing the "make" command, I get the following result:

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$ make
====> make all in blender/dlltool
make[1]: *** No rule to make target `/cygdrive/c/graphics/programs/compiling/bf-
blender/blender/../lib/windows/gettext/lib/gnu_gettext.dll', needed by `/cygdriv
eegettext.a'.  Stop.
make: *** [all] Error 1
Am i being hopelessly optimistic thinking I might get this working?!?

Posted: Fri Jan 30, 2004 2:12 pm
by bjornmose
cygwin compiles fine with me (less trouble than with MSVC6 some times)

did you really check out the LIB/windows module from CVS?
so bf-blender and LIB are two directories side by side.

"/lib/windows/gettext/lib/gnu_gettext.dll " there?


Posted: Fri Jan 30, 2004 9:25 pm
by Hos
Double check to make sure you did step 4 correctly (and that you
did it in the right directory ... you should have a directory with
2 items, blender/ and lib/).


Posted: Sat Jan 31, 2004 1:42 am
by leon
:oops: :oops: :oops: I think I am too stupid to be doing this!!!

Having done step 4 like I should have done in the first place it works fine and Blender compiles!

Thanks all!