On 19/07/2011 14:32, Bill Meier wrote:
> On 7/19/2011 9:15 AM, Helge Kruse wrote:
>> The config.nmake defines general settings like
>> This is useful on most machines. But I have to build Wireshark on a
>> machine where the system partition is on drive B:
>> My build steps are:
>> - getting the Wireshark files with SVN from
>> - setup the build environment like WIRESHARK_TARGET_PLATFORM
>> - call nmake -f Makefile.nmake
>> Is there a way to get the wiresharklibs to a different location without
>> modifying the files that I get from the repository?
> Yes: Set a value foe WIRESHARK_LIBS in the environment and then
> do nmake /E ...
> set WIRESHARK_LIBS=...
> nmake /E ....
> See http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/99at5bh3%28v=VS.71%29.aspx
For over a decade I've adjusted config.nmake for my environment as I thought
that was its purpose. Very occasionally I might see a conflict but that's
easily fixed. The only gotcha is to make sure you don't accidentally commit
your local changes.