Mingw build problem for TCL

Earnie Boyd earnie@users.sourceforge.net
Sat Jul 20 11:00:00 GMT 2013


On Fri, Jul 19, 2013 at 3:55 AM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Jul 19 11:47, Jonathan Kelly wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> sorry if this isn't the correct place. I have previously used the
>> mingw-* packages to create a Windows compile of tcl8.6.0, but
>> currently it doesn't work. It compiles without error as far as I can
>> see, but when you try to run the executable (tclsh8.6.0.exe) it
>> returns immediately with code 127.
>> (PS ... I have tried it with the current mingw/msys system directly,
>> and that compiles OK.)
>> -------
>> $ uname -a
>> CYGWIN_NT-6.1-WOW64 jon-Z930 1.7.21(0.267/5/3) 2013-07-15 12:17 i686 Cygwin
>>
>> $ cygcheck -c | fgrep mingw
>> mingw-binutils           2.23.1-1             OK
>> mingw-gcc-core           4.7.3-1              OK
>> mingw-gcc-g++            4.7.3-1              OK
>> mingw-pthreads           20110507-2           OK
>> mingw-runtime            4.0-1                OK
>> mingw-w32api             4.0-1                OK
>>
>> $ ./configure --host=i686-pc-mingw32 --build=i686-pc-mingw32 --prefix=/Tcl
>> ... cut ...
>>
>> $ make binaries
>> ... cut ...
>> i686-pc-mingw32-gcc -O2 -fomit-frame-pointer -DUNICODE -D_UNICODE
>> tclAppInit.o libtcl86.a libtclstub86.a -lnetapi32 -lkernel32
>> -luser32 -ladvapi32 -lws2_32
>> /cygdrive/c/src/tcl8.6.0/compat/zlib/win32/zdll.lib \
>>         tclsh.res.o -o tclsh86.exe -mconsole  -pipe
>>
>> $ echo $?
>> 0
>>
>> $ ./tclsh86.exe
>>
>> $ echo $?
>> 127
>
> Does it run correctly when started from CMD?

Probably not.  I'm not surprised of issues with newer tcl versions.
Jonathan should move the discussion to
mingw-users@lists.sourceforge.net or wait for the MinGW 4.0 release or
both.

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