[Bf-committers] build blender with mingw

Campbell Barton ideasman42 at gmail.com
Sat Mar 10 22:27:51 CET 2012

On Sun, Mar 11, 2012 at 7:21 AM, Antony Riakiotakis <kalast at gmail.com> wrote:
> Yes it's possible with official MinGW, not MinGW64. Make sure you use
> a 32 bit python 2.6 for scons as MinGW creates 32bit binaries. MinGW64
> support is not yet included. It would require recompilation of almost
> every library blender is linked against which can be a daunting task
> to do.

Its reasonable IMHO not to support all dependencies initially,
could start out with mingw64 builds only having basics - libjpeg,
libpng - and add more along the way.
The build-systems can disable all unsupported deps automatic to
prevent obscure errors, until the deps are added.

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