[Bf-committers] New gettext and fftw3 libraries for MinGW

Jonathan Smith jajsmith8 at hotmail.com
Sat Jan 30 00:37:24 CET 2010

I also recently installed mingw but haven't been able to build with it.. I would appreciate it if these changes(if they work) would be applied quickly...



> Hi Belnder Community,
> In IRC people often asks about error at Blender startup when it's 
> compiled with MinGW (something with code 0x00000005, don't remeber 
> exactly). I've got the same error after cross-compilation. Source of 
> this error is somewhere inside gnu_gettext library. I've compiled new 
> gettext static library by MinGW and told scons to link with it. Now all 
> is o-key.
> Another problem with MinGW comes from fftw3 library. There is linking 
> error with unresolved ymbols like __alloca, __chkstk and others from 
> msvcrt library. I've made static fftw3 library with MinGW and now I 
> haven't got problems (I've tested by cross-compilation. I was unable to 
> test native MinGW compilation yet).
> If I'm right and errors are really in this libraries, it would be good 
> if somebody will check changes in SConstruct and made same changes to 
> CMake rules.
> NOTE: I haven't tested scons scripts by native MinGW, so may be there 
> are some typos in new SConstruct.
> I uploaded libraries and my small patch to 
> https://projects.blender.org/tracker/?func=detail&aid=20883&group_id=9&atid=127
> -- 
> With best regards, Sergey I. Sharybin

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