[Geany-devel] Geany-Plugins: Windows test build for 1.22 available
enrico.troeger at xxxxx
Tue Jul 3 18:15:16 UTC 2012
On 01/07/12 22:45, Matthew Brush wrote:
> On 12-07-01 05:41 AM, Enrico Tröger wrote:
>> On 01/07/12 12:16, Matthew Brush wrote:
>>> On 12-07-01 01:44 AM, Enrico Tröger wrote:
>>>> Hi all,
>>>> I just made a test build of Geany Plugins 1.22 for Windows.
>>>> A little surprisingly for me, it all worked fine on the first
>>>> attempt :).
>>>> I only had problems loading the Geany-Lua plugin with some strange
>>>> message which I didn't investigate yet:
>>>> The error message occurs on plugin loading. I'm not sure whether it is
>>>> caused by my system or something else.
>>>> If anyone wants to test it, any feedback is appreciated.
>>>> The installer...
>>>> ... requires an existing Geany 1.22 installation.
>>> Nice work!
>>> I'm not able to test on Windows for a few days, but until then, can you
>>> say which plugins are included?
>> Not really. When I boot Windows the next time, I'll have a look.
> OK, I was mostly wondering whether either of my two plugins would be
>>> I'm curious about stuff like Debugger and MultiTerm that depend on VTE,
>>> or Devhelp and Webhelper that depend on (GTK)WebKit, were you able to
>>> get that going on Windows?
>> VTE on Windows? Not that I know of.
> Yeah I don't think, except for maybe on Cygwin or something.
And IMO cygwin is not an option, for various reasons like additional
dependencies and performance overhead.
>> And WebkitGtk exists for Windows but I didn't include it. Last time,
>> read at time of the last plugins' release, I tried to find a build but
>> without success. Windows builds exist but I just didn't find them.
>> And I'm not sure if we want to include it as it certainly would bump the
>> installer size significantly (currently it has about 2MB, with Webkit it
>> would be > 10MB I guess) .
> Not sure, I know the source is available and I think there's "nightly"
> builds. I'm just remembering last release when many people were asking
> where is the Webhelper plugin on Windows. I don't think these people
There are also "normal" builds, for example Midori used a build from the
SuSE build service, IIRC.
> (mostly web devs probably) were really inclined to (re)build with
> GtkWebKit support.
> It's your call though, you're the one suffering through using Windows to
> get this built :)
If someone have more information about available builds (and a related
-dev package) I might have a look though I doubt we'll manage that for
the 1.22 release which is, AFAIK, due on upcoming Sunday.
But we certainly should keep GtkWebkit support in mind for the next
release after 1.22.
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