Prof A Olowofoyeku (The African Chief)
chief at greatchief.plus.com
Sun Sep 2 19:12:46 CEST 2012
On 1 Sep 2012 at 22:22, Jay Michael wrote:
> Trying to get the source corresponding to the 20070904 Windows
> distribution, I have downloaded and unpacked
> Between them, they don't seem to be the complete source of the
> binary distribution I have installed.
Well, they are complete, except for the special collect2, which is a
contribution, and therefore is not part of the main gpc sources.
> I can't find any reference to "winmain", which I'm sure is involved
> in a Windows GUI application.
No, it isn't - certainly, not when compiled with gpc. If you're going
to do it all manually, then just supply "-mwindows" and everything
should be okay. You might also need to link the gdi32, comctl32, and
> The only version of "collect2" is in the "gcc" chain. It doesn't
> invoke "windres", and it certainly doesn't say "ld-orig" when it
> can't find "ld".
The sources are in my "contrib" directory:
> What do I need to download to be in a position to build GPC under
> and for Windows?
Best regards, The Chief
Prof. Abimbola A. Olowofoyeku (The African Chief)
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