Help building under Windows7 64-bit

Dalibor Topic Dalibor.Topic at Sun.COM
Tue Jun 8 08:26:02 UTC 2010

cowwoc wrote:
> There's no good reason for Windows builds to be this difficult...

One of the major good reasons, in my personal, biased opinion, 
is that Windows, contrary to Linux or OpenSolaris, lacks a central 
software repository with all the necessary dependencies for a 
build that would make a 'standard' developer setup as trivial as 
it is on other, friendlier operating systems.

> Have you looked at using cmake instead of cygwin?

Cygwin is a 'Linux'-y environment for Windows. Cmake is a build 
system. They are not necessarily interchangeable.

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