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Re: Building C++ program with QT under cygwin
On Thu, Feb 21, 2008 at 4:41 PM, Brian Dessent <email@example.com> wrote:
> hce wrote:
> > I actually tried QT 4.3 linux packaget, but could not build it could
> > not find cygwin-g++ in makespec directory. The QT seems only support
> > minGW on Windows.
> Note that a QT you build for Cygwin will be an X11 app, so you'll need
> to have an X11 server running in order to use it. It won't have a
> Windows GUI like the MinGW flavor.
I've tried to build the QT linux package, it could not find X11 event.
I think I have installed X11, but I did not running X11 server. It is
too much to using X11 server on window. Can the QT window package be
compiled under Cygwin alternatively?
> I'd also like to just point out that at several points in this thread
> the implication has been made that there is some kind of "inside Cygwin"
> or "it's a virtual environment". Cygwin is not some kind of emulator or
> virtual machine, it is simply a standard win32 DLL. All Cygwin binaries
> are standard win32 executables. Providing you have the Cygwin bin
> directory to your PATH, you can launch them in any way you would launch
> any standard Windows program -- from the start menu, from Explorer, from
> a Windows Command Prompt, etc. -- there is nothing special about the
> bash window that magically allows things to happen, nor are Cygwin apps
> in any way obligated to only run there.
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