[Bf-committers] building with opensubdiv using mingw
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Wed Sep 23 20:36:26 CEST 2015
With Visual Studio now free (as in beer) for small teams and open source
projects, that takes away one major reason to keep using MinGW. Yes Visual
Studio is a much larger beast than any command-line compiler, but it's
pretty nice to use.
musician, naturalist, pixel pusher, hacker extraordinaire
On Wed, Sep 23, 2015 at 4:07 AM, Campbell Barton <ideasman42 at gmail.com>
> MinGW has been in (semi) broken state for some months now, since some
> libraries are missing.
> This is noted on the build page:
> On Wed, Sep 23, 2015 at 4:24 PM, Sergey Sharybin <sergey.vfx at gmail.com>
> > There's currently no precompiled OpenSubdiv libraries for mingw.
> > As for the future -- i don't really think we'll keep maintaining mingw
> > libraries. This is because mingw was proven to have obscure issues which
> > makes blender builds unstable. Think we'd be moving to clang rather than
> > keeping trying to use mingw.
> > But that's my vision of the situation, maybe Antony (who was the main guy
> > maintaining mingw builds) has different input here.
> > On Wed, Sep 23, 2015 at 8:34 AM, Yousef Harfoush <bat3a at msn.com> wrote:
> >> hi
> >> i tried to build opensubdiv with scons and mingw but it seems that the
> >> libraries are not found in the mingw lib folder, is it supported on this
> >> compiler? if not will it be? thank you.
> >> Regards
> >> Yousef Harfoush
> >> bat3a at msn.com
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