Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Help needed building portaudio for windows
From: Joerg Mayer <[email protected]>
Date: Sun, 13 Oct 2013 10:52:25 +0200
On Sun, Oct 13, 2013 at 09:18:20AM +0100, Graham Bloice wrote:
> > Is there any reason why zlib and portaudio aren't built by the setup
> > target/script instead of the build process?
> >
> 
> Setup doesn't really know what toolchain you'll be building with.
> 
> The reason for compiling zlib is because of crt mismatch so that definitely
> needs to be built with the correct toolchain.
> 
> Portaudio doesn't distribute binary packages so must be built from source
> but it does have CMake support already.

OK, but when we run setup we normally know which toolchain will be used,
so the libs could be built with that toolchain.

Ciao
    Jörg

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