[PD-dev] building zexy on Windows outside of pd-extended

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at at.or.at
Mon Feb 18 23:57:45 CET 2013

On 02/18/2013 04:03 PM, IOhannes m zmölnig wrote:
> On 02/18/2013 21:07, Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
>> As far as I can tell, zexy is unbuildable on Windows unless you have the
>> complete Pd source and you have built that source. 
> zexy has been built on windows since 1999, without having the need to
> build Pd yourself.
> that was long before i started to use autotools, and there are still a
> number of build systems included in zexy that are exclusively useable on
> w32.
>> c:/mingw/bin/../lib/gcc/mingw32/4.7.0/../../../../mingw32/bin/ld.exe: cannot
>> find pd.dll
>> collect2.exe: error: ld returned 1 exit status
> but i'll have a look at this.

Its obviously possible since its built as part of Pd-extended every night.  It
seems I committed some stuff in externals/Makefile that works some magic that
I cannot reproduce on the MinGW terminal.  You can see a history of my
attempts here:



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