[Geany-Devel] Windows binaries for testing (was: Re: Geany 1.23 Waf install under win32)

Matthew Brush mbrush at xxxxx
Sun Apr 13 09:07:28 UTC 2014

On 14-04-13 01:55 AM, Enrico Tröger wrote:
> On 12/04/14 21:28, Matthew Brush wrote:
>> On 14-04-12 03:14 AM, Enrico Tröger wrote:
>>> On 11/04/14 20:04, Enrico Tröger wrote:> On 11/04/14 19:24, Enrico
>>> Tröger wrote:
>>>>> On 11/04/14 08:41, Steven VALSESIA wrote:
>>>>>> Hi !
>>>>>> I wanted to try this test-build
>>>>>> http://uvena.de/tmp/geany-1.24_setup_test.exe, but I cannot ran it.
>>>>>> I had to had these dependency :
>>>>>> *libgcc_s_sjlj-1.dlllibstdc++-6.dlllibwinpthread-1.dll*
>>>>>> But even if I had them, I cannot run it because my version of
>>>>>> libstdc++-6.dll (and number of other I tested) don't have the call for
>>>>>> __gxx_personality_sj0.
>>>>>> What's the problem ? (I'm running Windows 7 pro 64bits).
>>>>> Ouch.
>>>>> Not yet sure what's wrong, I'll have a look.
>>>>> I built the binaries also on Windows 7 64bits :(.
>>>> Could you try the following Geany binary:
>>>> http://uvena.de/tmp/geany_static.exe
>>>> I built this one with -static but not really sure if it had any effect.
>>>> Where is your libstdc++6.dll coming from? We don't ship it, so I'm
>>>> wondering.
>>>> If the above binary won't work, could you then try to copy
>>>> http://uvena.de/tmp/libstdc%2b%2b-6.dll into the Geany bin directory,
>>>> next to geany.exe? This version is the one from the Strawberry Perl
>>>> distribution which includes a whole complete gcc build which I use to
>>>> compile the binaries.
>>> Forget the above, these files won't help.
>>> I built the binaries with a newly set up build environment on Windows 7,
>>> including much newer Mingw gcc bundle (previously 3.4, now 4.7). Either
>>> it was a change in gcc or a change in the updated Waf build system but
>>> now we need to pass -static-libgcc and -static-libstdc++ to the linker
>>> in order to remove the above noticed dependency.
>>> In the following builds I did this and tested them additionally on an
>>> old Windows XP (32bit):
>>> http://uvena.de/tmp/geany-1.24_setup_test2.exe
>>> http://uvena.de/tmp/geany-plugins-1.24_setup_test.exe
>>> Now, the installers and binaries included are also properly digitially
>>> signed by me in case anybody cares.
>>> I'd be happy if anyone else could test them and verify everything runs
>>> fine.
>> Just tried the plugins, seems to be missing GeanyPy which works fine on
>> Windows (and Markdown and WebHelper, but those use WebKit).
> All three plugins are missing because of dependencies. We already talked
> about this for previous releases: shipping Webkit as a dependency is
> just not fun because you need a) proper binaries and b) it is huge.
> Python might be similar except that there is a official installer
> available which is easy to use. Though I think we should skip GeanyPy
> for this release but definitely should think about including in future
> releases.

Sounds good.

Matthew Brush

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