[PD] problems with building flext with mingw

Thomas Grill gr at grrrr.org
Wed May 8 09:23:30 CEST 2013

Actually i have encountered this issue, but haven't had the time and nerve to deal with it in the Windows batch file "language". It's a quite tricky issue and i am not sure it is really solvable. But contributions are welcome!

Thomas Grill

Am 08.05.2013 um 08:46 schrieb Roman Haefeli:

> 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.
> Roman
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