[PD] problems with building flext with mingw

Jonathan Wilkes jancsika at yahoo.com
Wed May 8 17:57:42 CEST 2013

> From: Roman Haefeli <reduzent at gmail.com>
>To: pd-list at iem.at 
>Sent: Wednesday, May 8, 2013 2:46 AM
>Subject: Re: [PD] problems with building flext with mingw
>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.

Ah, thanks.  I'll try (temporarily) removing the spaces and see what happens.


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