[Vortex] Build requirements / Python

Francis Brosnan Blazquez francis at aspl.es
Tue Jun 15 11:23:14 CEST 2010

Hi Robert,

> Hi Francis, great to hear this! Yes, this autoconf stuff is a headache
> (not only on Windows IMO)

Maybe, though in Linux/Unix is quite fast and it works in most cases.
The problem is that autoconf is too *nix so it is unnatural for/on

> > Once done, you'll find all dlls build using:
> > find ./ -name *.dll
> Is there a simple way how I can create static libs? I prefer to use
> these.

I assume you use gcc. You could check -static, but would not recommend

Keep in mind LGPL do not allow linking statically your .exe against a
library because it removes the possibility that might have a user to
upgrade the LGPL portion of your installer without requiring your

> > CHECK  top level Makefile.win for changes. Here you'll have to
> provide
> > more values. Especially check AXL_BUILD_DIR which should point to
> the
> > build directory
> What do you mean by "build directory"? The base-dir of AXL or some
> sub-directory within this base-dir?

Yes, is the base axl directory that was compiled. 


Francis Brosnan Blazquez <francis at aspl.es>

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