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Re: [Mingw-cross-env-list] Proposal for libgda and libgdamm

From: Tony Theodore
Subject: Re: [Mingw-cross-env-list] Proposal for libgda and libgdamm
Date: Wed, 02 May 2012 23:37:38 +1000

On 12/06/2011, at 4:30 PM, Ryan Laboucane wrote:

> I would like to propose the addition of libgda and libgdamm to 
> mingw-cross-env.
> I am not familiar with using these libraries directly in code: they are only 
> dependencies for another program that I am attempting to port to Windows.  
> Unfortunately, this means I have not included test programs with either.
> I was not not so sure about the update section in the .mk files, and couldn't 
> seem to test them since 'make update' stopped after trying to get a version 
> number for gd.
> Lastly, some known issues:
> LibGDA's included support for Access databases (aka MDB) is not correctly 
> detected by the configure script, so I have included a makefile to build and 
> compile mdbtools-0.6pre1, as well as a patch that should fix some issues 
> related to the headers in mdbtools. Those requiring mdb support should add 
> 'mdbtools' to dependencies in libgda.mk.

Thanks Ryan, they've finally been included:


along with some minor fixes:


I couldn't get the update macros to work for libgda* (beta versions 4.99 are 
tricky) and left them as a todo.



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