Re: MSys/MinGW build

From: Kenneth J. Davis (
Date: Thu Jan 01 2004 - 17:02:19 EST

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    >Date: Thu, 01 Jan 2004 16:45:24 -0500
    >From: Jack Dodds <>
    >I am trying to build Abiword on Win 98 using MSys and MinGW.
    >However, when I go to /c/AWSource/Abi and run "make", the make
    >terminates with the messages:
    >In file included from wv.h:12,
    > from twips.c:6:
    >libole2/ms-ole.h:32: conflicting types for `ssize_t'
    >C:/SW/MSYS/1.0/mingw/include/sys/types.h:119: previous declaration of

    In wv/libole2/ms-ole.h
    wrap the size_t typedef like this
    #ifndef _SSIZE_T_
            typedef size_t ssize_t;

    I didn't notice the problem, as I apparently have been
    using wv (HEAD) instead of wv (STABLE2) to do my
    stable 2 builds.


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