[PD] problems with building flext with mingw

Roman Haefeli reduzent at gmail.com
Wed May 8 08:46:15 CEST 2013

On Tue, 2013-05-07 at 22:30 -0700, Jonathan Wilkes wrote:
> Hi list,
>      Just an fyi and question about building flext on winxp using
> mingw:
> from build.txt:
> "Please be aware that the build system might have difficulties
> handling paths with spaces."
> Unclear whether this statement only applies to the directory in which
> you are building
> flext or everything including your installation of pd.  If it is the
> latter then this is confused by
> the fact that config-win-pd-mingw seems to point by default to %
> ProgramFiles%\pd which
> is guaranteed to have spaces in it.

With English locale, yes. If you have a Windows in German Language, this
path might indeed does not contain spaces. Considering the author of
flext is German speaking, he might not have anticipated this very issue.

Just a guess.


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