GTK+ externals are unresolved

Andreas Eibach
Tue Dec 16 06:01:00 GMT 2008

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "John Emmas" <>
To: <>
Sent: Monday, December 15, 2008 11:45 PM
Subject: Re: GTK+ externals are unresolved

> Perhaps you're missing the file '' (it should be in
> Try linking to 'libgtk-x11-2.0.dll.a' temporarily.  If that works, you
> need to re-install gtk2-x11-devel.  Maybe part of it has gone missing.

That could be the "problem".

gtk2-x11* (Cygwin official) is from 2005 and does in no way comply to
modern GTK+ API standards.
The only way out might be a 2.1x version, which is only available on
Cygwin Ports ( )


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