SpringLobby compilation fro Windows

SpringLobby compilation fro Windows

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Usaga
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SpringLobby compilation fro Windows

Post by Usaga » 18 Jan 2015, 04:29

Is there any "step by step how to" for compilation springlobby for windows under windows? There is some "FAQ" on springlobby.info saying only that I need to use mingw or cygwin and nothing more usefull. It makes no problem for me to build lobby in linux, but in windows it is not so obvious...
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Re: SpringLobby compilation fro Windows

Post by abma » 18 Jan 2015, 04:39

afaik no. even if there is one, it would be heavily outdated as nobody tried it to compile it on windows for years.

if you want to contribute to springlobby i can only to suggest to do it on linux as getting a working buildsetup working on windows will take a few days i guess and doing this is quiet frustrating.

the official builds for windows are crosscompiled on linux using mxe.

to get it work on windows you need to compile the required libs on your own i guess:

boost, wxwidgets & curl are required if i forgot no lib.
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Re: SpringLobby compilation fro Windows

Post by Usaga » 18 Jan 2015, 05:07

Thanks for your reply! It already made me frustated just building wxWidgets!)) Could you, please, give me more information about MXE crosscompilation of lobby?
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Re: SpringLobby compilation fro Windows

Post by abma » 18 Jan 2015, 15:29

https://github.com/springlobby/springlo ... osscompile

not sure if everything still works, bat basicly it should be ok. if you hit an error, just post here, so i can fix the wiki.
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Re: SpringLobby compilation fro Windows

Post by Super Mario » 18 Jan 2015, 16:49

abma wrote:afaik no. even if there is one, it would be heavily outdated as nobody tried it to compile it on windows for years.

if you want to contribute to springlobby i can only to suggest to do it on linux as getting a working buildsetup working on windows will take a few days i guess and doing this is quiet frustrating.

the official builds for windows are crosscompiled on linux using mxe.

to get it work on windows you need to compile the required libs on your own i guess:


boost, wxwidgets & curl are required if i forgot no lib.
Wait, that makes no sense, the lib compiled should be easily transfer to windows if it's complied by the mingw tool chain.
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Re: SpringLobby compilation fro Windows

Post by abma » 18 Jan 2015, 16:54

Super Mario wrote:Wait, that makes no sense, the lib compiled should be easily transfer to windows if it's complied by the mingw tool chain.
yep, should be possible if you use the same compiler on windows. at least it works for the official build.
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Re: SpringLobby compilation fro Windows

Post by Usaga » 20 Jan 2015, 18:56

Thanks a lot for usefull information! But now I have another question: how can I contribute translation to springlobby?
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Re: SpringLobby compilation fro Windows

Post by abma » 20 Jan 2015, 19:07

basicly by editing the .po file: https://github.com/springlobby/springlo ... /master/po


but there exists some bug which makes not all translations to be used:

https://github.com/springlobby/springlobby/issues/111 :-|

couldn't find the reason (yet).
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Re: SpringLobby compilation fro Windows

Post by Usaga » 20 Jan 2015, 19:22

I already edited ru.po file. I also made some minor changes in code becouse some tranlation was not shown...
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Re: SpringLobby compilation fro Windows

Post by Usaga » 24 Jan 2015, 05:52

So I want to contribute to SpringLobby, how can I do this?
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Re: SpringLobby compilation fro Windows

Post by abma » 24 Jan 2015, 15:36

fork springlobby at github: https://github.com/springlobby/springlobby/

edit the file & create a pull request.
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