Author Topic: Any Users Trying WIP?  (Read 379 times)

AQUAR

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Any Users Trying WIP?
« on: November 29, 2016, 09:32:03 AM »
Notice that Mean has started a new thread about creating a M$ windows ADM build environment.
And with using visual studio as the compiler.

Shall be following that thread with great interest.
Hope that other windows based users will also see the merit of building their own ADM and join in.

Thanks Mean 

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Re: Any Users Trying WIP?
« Reply #1 on: November 29, 2016, 09:43:13 PM »
After sorting out a few issues in cross compiling scripts, it turned out to be so reliable, easy and fast to build a fully-featured Avidemux for Windows on Debian with MXE that setting up this environment in a virtual machine running on a Windows host would meet the needs of Windows based users quite fine IMHO (unless the goal is to avoid Linux at any cost).

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Re: Any Users Trying WIP?
« Reply #2 on: November 30, 2016, 06:46:36 AM »
The problem is debugging
cross compiler generates executable that are very hard to debug

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Re: Any Users Trying WIP?
« Reply #3 on: November 30, 2016, 09:17:09 AM »
Thank you for clarifying the technical reasons for taking this route.

AQUAR

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Re: Any Users Trying WIP?
« Reply #4 on: November 30, 2016, 10:58:58 AM »
My original attempt to build ADM on windows was just to find out why the windows version would crash.
At the time, there were some end users (including me!) that got exception errors whilst using ADM.

I failed badly because there was just to much of a knowledge gap for me to bridge (and too little time to spend on this).
Still have an entire windows 7 installation just for trying to natively build ADM.
My interest in this hasn't waned, so hence the enthusiasm for Mean's new "Work In Progress" thread on this topic.

In the old days (pre 2.6) we had people like Gruntster to compile windows ADM natively (there was even an Australian site to DL these versions).


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AQUAR

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Re: Any Users Trying WIP?
« Reply #5 on: December 09, 2016, 10:37:07 AM »
DL'd Visual studio, Winbuild and from previous attempt Msys,  Cmake and Mingw64.

Is there anything else I need to get my hands on to give this a go?

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Re: Any Users Trying WIP?
« Reply #6 on: December 09, 2016, 12:14:15 PM »
zlib, sqlite3 winpthread, yasm,
mingw/msys : bash, tar, patch, gip, make

That's it

It's slightly broken at the moment, but you should be able to compile core without too much problems





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Re: Any Users Trying WIP?
« Reply #7 on: December 10, 2016, 10:00:40 AM »
Thanks,

Will be interesting to play with.