[Xapian-devel] Trying to get Search::Xapian perl module to compile on win32

Olly Betts olly at survex.com
Wed Oct 24 17:07:23 BST 2012

On Wed, Oct 24, 2012 at 03:20:21PM +0000, Desmond Daignault wrote:
> ./XS/WritableDatabase.xs(30) : error C2039: 'win32_open' : is not a member of 'Xapian::InMemory'
> ./XS/WritableDatabase.xs(30) : error C2660: 'win32_open' : function does not take 0 arguments
> ./XS/WritableDatabase.xs(50) : warning C4003: not enough actual parameters for macro 'close'
> ./XS/WritableDatabase.xs(50) : error C2039: 'win32_close' : is not a member of 'Xapian::WritableDatabase'

Sounds to me like something is playing macro games along the lines of:

#define open win32_open
#define close win32_close

And that is mangling the method names in our code.

I don't use windows, but I can tell you it isn't anything in Xapian
doing this.


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