[OTR-dev] Cross compile pidgin-otr for windows

Ian Goldberg ian at cypherpunks.ca
Sat Jul 11 10:04:25 EDT 2009

On Sat, Jul 11, 2009 at 12:32:45AM -0000, Sec  wrote:
> Ian,
> Thanks for the response. 
> Yes I had pidgin-dev installed (on debian lenny) but I still get the
> errors below. I also had libpurple-dev installed.

What happens if you run "pkg-config --cflags gtk+-2.0"?

> My main goal is to cross compile for windows, but I tried this to
> check if it compiles on linux first.
> Can you please tell the instructions or point me to a page that might
> give how to cross-compile for windows, the way you guys might do it ?

We just cross-compile libotr as described in the INSTALL file:

 ./configure --with-pic --build=`./config.guess` --host=i586-mingw32msvc \
 make install

Then cross-compile pidgin-otr with:

 make -f Makefile.mingw

   - Ian

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