[Vm-dev] building Cog
johnmci at smalltalkconsulting.com
Mon Jul 11 00:25:58 UTC 2011
Igor, I am reminded that about 8 years back building the Mac VM took
about 20 steps. That I found was about 19 steps too long for an
"average" user to follow.
No disrespect to the folks attempt to build this, but when you have 20
steps then there is just too much chance for a human to fail or for
the other third parties to
throw cold water on you.
Unfortunately solving this can take a while, I'm sure I struggled for
a month or more refactoring the process into a more simple number of
So at each point ask youself what can go wrong, and why do I need to
have something manual here? Should there just be a sole command to do
On Sun, Jul 10, 2011 at 8:18 PM, Igor Stasenko <siguctua at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 11 July 2011 01:50, JJ Stevens <jjstvns at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, Jul 8, 2011 at 12:36 AM, Igor Stasenko <siguctua at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Last time i installed it, i used automated installer:
>> I did this.
>>> for git i just followed what was on their wiki page
>>> and then added path to <where is git>/bin to the PATH variable.
>> I did this. Problems reported in previous email. They changed the files on us.
>>> if you fail, i think it worth asking on msys mailing list, how to
>>> install it correctly, because its really confusing.
>> I do not even know what to ask them. The problem is with CMake files and missing references to system libs. Things like accept, listen, getsockopt, midi....
>> What is my solution for building Cog on windows? Current solution does not work.
> Look, this is not problem with Cog. Apparently its a problem with
> mingw, or you doing something wrong.
> I'd like to help, but tell me how? Because when i installed mingw
> stuff for windows few weeks ago and everything worked just well.
> Best regards,
> Igor Stasenko AKA sig.
John M. McIntosh <johnmci at smalltalkconsulting.com>
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