[Matroska-users] MKVToolNix v8.4.0 released

Yaroslav Panych panych.y at gmail.com
Sat Sep 19 20:56:14 CEST 2015


Who said anything about Visual C/C++? It is only one of a number
builders. What about mingw - native Win32 port of gcc? You support
mingw as cross-compiler, but not as native compiler. I do not know why
you choosed hard-way.

Well, it was worth to try, and here results:
Downloaded and installed Ruby.
run ruby Rakefile
got error: "Rakefile:14:in `<main>': uninitialized constant FileUtils
(NameError)"
I would like to provide you patches, but so happened I am not Ruby
specialist to resolve weirds bugs. I do not think skill sets
"configure native build Windows environment" and "fix weirds bugs in
ruby/rake" are compatible.

Regards, Yaroslav

2015-09-19 20:35 GMT+03:00, Moritz Bunkus <moritz at bunkus.org>:
> Hey,
>
>> PS: Still impossible to build natively on Windows?
>
> I know of people who've built on Windows, but the MKVToolNix package
> does not contain Visual C project files or a cygwin compatible build
> system. Nor instructions for how to build it directly on Windows. No one
> bothered to set that up properly AND provide me with
> patches/documentation that I could include in the package.
>
> So… it's definitely possible, but it's far from trivial.
>
> Kind regards,
> mosu
>


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