[libvirt] PATCH: Fix mingw32 build

Daniel P. Berrange berrange at redhat.com
Fri May 29 16:10:33 UTC 2009

On Fri, May 29, 2009 at 12:04:11PM -0400, Laine Stump wrote:
> On 05/28/2009 12:37 PM, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> >On Win32/mingw32 the name 'interface' is #defined to the COM_interface
> >struct. Needless to say, libvirt thus fails to build in spectacular ways.
> >  
> ACK!!! (That's the Bill the Cat "Yuck!" kind, not the open source "Looks 
> good, okay." kind ;-)
> What should I be doing to avoid putting you to this trouble again in the 
> future? Can I do a cross build of the mingw target on Fedora, or do I 
> need to dust off my Windows street cred and setup a Windows VM?

If you want to test Win32 builds (its not compulsory for patch submitters)
then Fedora includes a big set of mingw32 packages you can use. See the
mingw-libvirt.spec file in the source dir for pre-requisites, and 
example configure args you can use on mingw32

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