Re: Installing root from source for MSVC

From: Rene Brun <>
Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2005 12:38:21 +0200 (MEST)


On my Windows/XP/Pro system with cygwin, the file Sehmap.h is in   c:\Program files\Microsoft Visual Studio.NET2003\Vc7\PlatformSDK\Include


   root-config --cflags --glibs
to see the recommended compilation and linking options

Rene Brun

On Wed, 10
Aug 2005, Marc de Kamps wrote:

> Hi,
> I am trying to compile a debug version of ROOT that can be linked with
> MSVC++ programmes.
> (On windows, obviously)
> I have installed cygwin, downloaded the code with CVS and ran configure with
> win32. So far, everything fine. Indeed cl.exe is called to do the
> compilation and I have set the PATH variable so that CYGWIN can find cl, and
> the DLLs that it requires.
> Now some microsoft header file (sehmap.h) can not be found. Presumably, I
> have to tell the configure script where they are. If I look at the
> compilation options I see a -Iinclude flag, which is empty otherwise, so
> this is the problem, most likely. How do I do this ?
> The only prefix options that I could find that relate to include specify
> where the ROOT include headers are supposed to go.
> Thanks,
> Marc
Received on Wed Aug 10 2005 - 12:38:25 MEST

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