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Re: [opensuse-buildservice] Cross-compile Windows software
  • From: Hib Eris <hib@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 11 Apr 2010 08:16:19 +0200
  • Message-id: <v2ua47100d41004102316vb21fe431h7ffea7d0b15c2214@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

On Sun, Apr 11, 2010 at 4:36 AM, Pau Garcia i Quiles
<pgquiles@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Is it possible to cross-compile Windows software using MinGW?

Yes it is, the windows:mingw project does this for a lot of packages. See:

(should I create a source RPM to fire the build?

As with each other build on the build service you just write a .spec file.

should a .msi or NSIS
.exe installer be created?

You do not have to create one, but you can. I build the msi installer
for Evince in my home project,

will it be made available in the

You can make it available in the repository, but unfortunately,
currently the build service only supports rpm and deb packages. As a
consequence, all files that you create can only be published inside an
rpm/deb. See for example my Evince msi installer package, which is an
rpm file containing only one file: the msi installer:

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