glib doesn't build from source

Yaakov (Cygwin/X)
Tue May 22 22:12:00 GMT 2012

On 2012-05-19 15:48, Ken Brown wrote:
> I tried to build glib using glib2.0-2.32.2-1.cygport from the source for
> Cygwin's libglib2.0_0-2.32.2-1 package, and the build failed as follows:
> So I added the lines
> export LIBFFI_LIBS="-lffi"
> export LIBFFI_CFLAGS="-I${includedir}"
> to the .cygport file, and the build then succeeded.
> Yaakov, why did the build work for you with the existing .cygport?

Good question. :-)  It turns out I had a hand-written libffi.pc file on 
my system, probably from my short-lived gcc packaging work.  I fixed 
this in glib2.0-2.32.3-1.cygport.


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