[Bf-committers] Compiling under Windows with MinGW

Nathan Letwory jesterking at letwory.net
Mon Oct 25 15:03:39 CEST 2004

The error you posted is not a linking error, but imho a compiling error.
For scons this file winbuildinfo.h is autogenerated when  eneabling
-DNAN_BUILDINFO (See the SConstruct). Perhaps for now you should make sure
this is not defined when building with MingW on windows.


> to pretty much compile all the Blender code. My problem is trying to link
> the Blender executable.
> ****> Link /home/mmiddlet/2.34/blender/obj/windows/bin/blender.exe
> g++ -DNDEBUG -O2 -DBUILD_DATE='"2004-10-21"' -DBUILD_TIME='"07:26:53"'
> -DBUILD_PLATFORM='"windows"' -DBUILD_TYPE='"dynamic"'
> /home/mmiddlet/2.34/blender/source/creator/buildinfo.c -c -o
> /home/mmiddlet/2.34/blender/obj/windows/buildinfo.o -DNAN_BUILDINFO
> C:/msys/1.0/home/mmiddlet/2.34/blender/source/creator/buildinfo.c:44:26:
> winbuildinfo.h: No such file or directory
> make[1]: *** [/home/mmiddlet/2.34/blender/obj/windows/bin/blender.exe]
> Error 1
> make: *** [all] Error 1
> I don't seem to have a winbuildinfo.h file anywhere. BTW, in order to
> minimze my pain in starting the process, I decided to try re-building
> Blender 2.34 by checking out all the code with the blender-2-34-release
> tag. I thought that should pretty much compile out of the box. Alas, I
> have the exact same problem in that code tree. Any suggestions?
> - Oso
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