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Building With Libabiword-builder on Windows


Build Environment:
All the dependencies from http://www.abisource.com/~rp/abi25.html , plus:
Installed into MinGW:
Installed into MSYS: MSYS-DTK 1.0.1 [5]
Installed into MSYS after the DTK:
msys-libtool-*.zip [5]
msys-autoconf-*.zip [5]
msys-automake-*.zip [5]

URLs for downloads:
[2] GTK+: ftp://ftp.gtk.org/pub/ (look in the win32 directories for each component - even-numbered minor numbers are stable)
[4] GnuWin32:
[5] MinGW:

Setting Up Build Environment:
(for the parts that weren't included already in the other instructions)
1.
Unzip the parts into folders for their "component" of the build system: mingw and msys
2.
Install the MSYS-DTK BEFORE installing the other MSYS dependencies!


Getting The Sources:
1.Create a a directory with no spaces in the name (easier) in a shallow directory of one of your drives (c:\abisource, d:\srctrees\abihead)
3.
Click Start, Run, enter "cmd" (for WinNT/2k/XP, "command" for all other versions)
4.
Execute the following commands:
1.
set CVSROOT=:pserver:anoncvs@cvs.abisource.com:/cvsroot
2.
cvs login
1.
Password is anoncvs
2.
only needs to be performed once
5.
Close your command window.
6.
Open MSYS.
7.
cd to the directory you just made using msys syntax (e.g. cd /c/abisource or cd /d/srctrees/abihead)
8.
execute these commands:
5.
export CVSROOT=:pserver:anoncvs@cvs.abisource.com:/cvsroot
6.
cvs -z3 co libpng popt fribidi

How To Build:
1.
open msys and change to the libabiword-builder directory.
2.
sh ./link-sources.sh first time only
3.
sh ./autogen.sh
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