[Geany-Devel] Msys2 to compile on win32

Enrico Tröger enrico.troeger at xxxxx
Sun Jun 14 15:44:41 UTC 2015

On 14/06/15 17:16, Thomas Martitz wrote:
> Am 14.06.2015 um 16:55 schrieb Thomas Martitz:
>> Am 14.06.2015 um 16:48 schrieb Enrico Tröger:
>>> At some point we had some discussion whether to use the same directory
>>> on Windows as on Unix but I don't know the result.
>> We do this already don't we (except for the renamed text files)?
>>>> need to install to a special directory?
>>> The current process (waf install + release.py + makensis) expects the
>>> installation directory as a subdirectory of the source tree, e.g.
>>> c:\git\geany\geany-1.25
>>> where c:\git\geany is the source tree.
>>> But with a bit of adjusting path, any other directory should be possible
>>> as well. Right now, release.py and geany.nsi just use relative paths. If
>>> those are made absolute, it should work as well, I guess.
>> Good to know :) The wiki doesn't mention this. The waf configure line
>> on the wiki has no prefix at all
> Okay, I managed to create an installer for a Geany GTK3 build. \o/


> Some additional observerations:

> - the installer wrongly reports that it ships GTK 2.24

Did you update geany.nsi?

> - the installer geany lacks some icons

Which? Why?

> - the installer geany runs slow because gtk/glib spam a console window

During installation or when running Geany after installation?
Did you start Geany with -v from the CLI?



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