RE: freetype, and building on windows

From: Richard Maunder <>
Date: Wed, 22 Jun 2005 10:22:58 +0200

Hi Gordon,

Should now be fixed in CVS - and builds ok for me. Please let us know if is ok for you.



>-----Original Message-----
>From: Richard Maunder
>Sent: Wednesday, June 22, 2005 10:12 AM
>To: Rene Brun; Gordon Watts
>Cc: ROOT Mailin List
>Subject: RE: [ROOT] freetype, and building on windows
>You have to use nmake for these .mak files - they are Windows
>specific. This is automatic as part of the freetype build.
>This problem was reported a while ago (by me) - I thought Fons
>was correcting it. Attached is a patch to tidy them.
>>-----Original Message-----
>>[] On Behalf Of Rene Brun
>>Sent: Wednesday, June 22, 2005 9:41 AM
>>To: Gordon Watts
>>Cc: ROOT Mailin List
>>Subject: Re: [ROOT] freetype, and building on windows
>>Hi Gordon,
>>Do not use nmake, but make as provided by cygwin.
>>Rene Brun
>>On Wed, 22 Jun 2005,
>>Gordon Watts wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> I've been trying to build the most recent version of root on my
>>> Windows PC. It seems the freetype.mak and freetype.dep files
>>have UNIX
>>> line endings in them instead of the DOS ones -- nmake fails
>>> on line one (I think it ends up thinking of the whole file
>>as a single
>>> line). Unfortunately, most windows tools are now good enough to
>>> automatically deal with the difference between the two line endings
>>> and so it took me a while to figure out what was going on!
>>> Cheers,
>>> Gordon.
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