windows porting

Marlow, Andrew (London) MarloAnd at
Fri Mar 16 09:20:20 CET 2001

I am just another user of GPG but I welcome your efforts, even though I am
I hope that the official maintainers of GPG will take your work on.

-Andrew Marlow.

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Oleg Smolsky [SMTP:small at]
> Sent:	Saturday, March 17, 2001 2:50 AM
> To:	gnupg-devel at
> Subject:	windows porting
> Hello there,
> I've just finished massaging gnupg v1.0.4 so it compiles on win32 with
> MS VC++ 6. So, the questions that I have are:
> -- are you guys interested in this? I mean do you want to put my
>    changes in to the main CVS tree?
> -- if so, do you want me to make the patches?
> Assuming there is enough interest and you are still reading, I have
> the following specific questions about the source:
> -- most of my changes are quite small and can are wrapped in #defines,
>    however a few deserve a new module (e.g. secmem-win32.c) so what's
>    the officially preferred way?
> -- I have had to change config.h and acconfig.h a lot, and they are
>    generated by the configure script - so what's the preferred
>    solution here? A generation batch file? config-win32.h?
> -- and finally, what's about the VC project files? I've created one
>    workspace file (.dsw - for the program) and five project files
>    (.dsp for the modules).
> Best regards,
> Oleg.
> P.S. I do have and use cygwin, but the idea of the exercise is to get
>      it to compile on a clean install of windows and MS VC++.
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