RE: Installing root from source for MSVC

From: Faine, Valeri <>
Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2005 10:10:40 -0400

You need no cygwin to compile your application against of ROOT DLL and export libraries.
Either way you have to define the Windows (none cygwin) PATH, LIB and INCLUDE environment variables.

Check $ROOTSYS/test/Makefile.win32

Best regards

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> Behalf Of Marc de Kamps
> Sent: Wednesday, August 10, 2005 6:00 AM
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> Subject: [ROOT] Installing root from source for MSVC
> 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,
> this is the problem, most likely. How do I do this ?
> The only prefix options that I could find that relate to include
> where the ROOT include headers are supposed to go.
> Thanks,
> Marc
Received on Wed Aug 10 2005 - 16:10:47 MEST

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