Need support to build xapian on Windows with Microsoft compiler
davit.kalantaryan at desy.de
Thu May 3 15:08:24 BST 2018
I compiled also with VS17, again runtime errors.
I'll do some more investigation. Next week I'll inform on results.
On 01.05.2018 20:24, Aleksandar Pavic wrote:
> Hi. I too would like to compile this on Windows. Can someone please
> write some detailed instructions?
> On Tue, 1 May 2018, 00:40 Kalantaryan, Davit, <davit.kalantaryan at desy.de
> <mailto:davit.kalantaryan at desy.de>> wrote:
> Thank you very much for quick response.
> I need only xapian-core.
> As I wrote on my case compilation with Visual Studio 2015 successful,
> just I have runtime errors, while the same code on LINUX runs fine.
> I'll try the hints from
> and maybe to migrate my project to VS2017 and test it again.
> If I understand correctly starting from 1.4.6 you will have officiant
> MSVC support? What is a approximate date for this release?
> Thank you again.
> On 30.04.2018 03:16, Olly Betts wrote:
> > On Sun, Apr 29, 2018 at 06:31:33PM +0200, Kalantaryan, Davit wrote:
> >> 2. And if I remember correctly the xapian documentation,
> >> xapian has also C# bindings.
> > Microsoft's toolchain isn't required for C# - there's also:
> > https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mono_(software)
> >> I need the xapian library for Windows Microsoft compiler. I
> created visual
> >> studio 2015 project and included almost all source files from the
> >> xapian-core repository.
> > I wouldn't recommend doing that - the build system needs to do
> more than
> > just compile all the source files and link them together.
> >> Could you please provide me Visual studio project file
> >> with proper options, or cmake file, or the list of necessary
> source files
> >> (to be included to the library compilation project) with necessary
> >> compilation and linkage options.
> > We don't support building with such a project file, nor with cmake.
> > It's not feasible to list all the tool options needed - that's
> the build
> > system's job, and it's much simpler and less error prone to just
> use the
> > existing build system to build the code rather than trying to create
> > your own build system from scratch.
> > There's support in git master and the tip of the RELEASE/1.4
> branch for
> > building xapian-core with MSVC. This support will be in 1.4.6
> once that
> > is released. You can use snapshots from here until then:
> > https://oligarchy.co.uk/xapian/RELEASE/1.4/
> > For instructions, see:
> > Currently only xapian-core is known to work. It would be great to
> > extend that to omega and the bindings, and to add those to the
> > CI (see .appveyor.yml at the top of the tree), but that really needs
> > help from developers interested in support for this platform.
> >> Also precompiled binaries with corresponding headers are acceptable.
> > We don't currently provide pre-compiled binaries.
> > Cheers,
> > Olly
> Dr. Kalantaryan Davit
> DESY, Platanenallee 6, 15738 Zeuthen, Germany
> +49 33762 77552 davit.kalantaryan at desy.de
> <mailto:davit.kalantaryan at desy.de>
Dr. Kalantaryan Davit
DESY, Platanenallee 6, 15738 Zeuthen, Germany
+49 33762 77552 davit.kalantaryan at desy.de
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