[Bf-committers] MinGW Build Questions

Jason Wilkins jason.a.wilkins at gmail.com
Sat Nov 24 16:28:42 CET 2012

What do you mean?  I didn't have any problems enabling WITH_OPENMP in
my builds and I assumed that it worked even though I didn't test it.

On the other hand, I wasn't aware large parts of Blender had been
updated for OpenMP, so I'm not sure how it could make that much of a

On Sat, Nov 24, 2012 at 8:04 AM, Yousef Hurfoush <bat3a at msn.com> wrote:
> out of the subject BUT!
> can some look into openmp with mingw?
> i build mingw on windows and it really makes a deference in speed.
> Regards
> Yousef Harfoush
> bat3a at msn.com
>> Date: Sat, 24 Nov 2012 07:53:59 -0600
>> From: jason.a.wilkins at gmail.com
>> To: bf-committers at blender.org
>> Subject: Re: [Bf-committers] MinGW Build Questions
>> Everything runs fine after building, but I just realized that the dll
>> installed by 'make install' is the one from Blender's lib directory,
>> not the one in mingw's.  So it still isn't quite consistent.
>> On Sat, Nov 24, 2012 at 7:48 AM, Jason Wilkins
>> <jason.a.wilkins at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > I just setup so I can build with MinGW and I've run into some things I
>> > think are strange.  I hope you guys don't mind me asking here if it
>> > turns out they aren't so strange :-)
>> >
>> > It seems that the lib/mingw/pthread directory only contains a lib
>> > directory but not an include directory.  The preprocessor keeps
>> > warning me that lib/mingw/pthread/include does not exist.  However it
>> > seems to be finding a pthread.h somewhere and I assume it is in
>> > c:/mingw/include.
>> >
>> > It seems to me that either it should use the lib and header from mingw
>> > or the one that comes with Blender but not both.
>> >
>> > I modified CMakeLists.txt to make sure it uses the library and header
>> > distributed with mingw and it seems to build fine (I couldn't do it
>> > the other way since there is no header to be found in the mingw
>> > library directory).
>> >
>> > I have other questions, but I'll just start off with that one.
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