Compile Win MFC C++ Code Questions
Sat Jan 29 11:39:00 GMT 2000
On Fri, 28 Jan 2000, Brian Keener wrote:
> First - I am a newbie programming in the C++ language but have been trying to
> learn. I have managed to put a few things together using cygwin-b20 and
> mingw and I have also been using the VIDE Development environment along with
> the VGUI libs that are available as well. I found some code in Windows
> Developers Journal for a Tabbed Document interface which is supposed to be an
> expansion on the SDI and MDI interface common to Microsoft and I wanted to
> give it a try. I loaded it into my Vide Editor and tried to compile it.
> After first working out a few makefile glitches it finally burped telling me
> some requested headers were not found like afxwin.h and afxext.h. Sure
> enough a search of my system revealed no header files by those names and a
> wealth of others.
GCC does not support MFC, sorry.
1. MFC is a C++ library, and hence needs to compiled with GCC to be usable
with GCC code. I don't know if anyone has modified MFC to be compilable
with GCC yet (it uses quite a few MS-specific extensions).
2. If you succeed with step 1, there are issues with copyright, so you may
or may not be able to redistribute the resulting DLL.
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