bzip2 cross-compiling problem

Maxine Brandt torduninja at
Fri Mar 4 00:25:32 CET 2005

Tenui wrote:
> Ever since the 1.3.x series started I have been native compiling my
> Windows versions, but since the change in the Linux cross-compiling
> environment it is much simpler to cross compile from Linux - except for
> this bzip2 issue.
> The official Windows installer release has bzip2 how
> the heck does Werner do it?

An alternative to Werner's suggestion which avoids rebuilding bzip2 is to
use the and files that you used
for MinGW on Windows. Decompress them in the
/usr/i586-mingw32msvc folder, then run

This will give you bzip2 capability via a bzip2.dll as in a native Windows



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