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Archive of posts filed under the MinGW buidchain category.

Generic Makefile Build Chain for Symbian OS v. 1.1

The build chain was originally made by Harry Li. I just continued the project and added support for staticlibrary linking, debugging etc. What’s new: Support for QtCreator and Nokia QtSDK. GCCE was updated into 4.x in QtSDK, and that’s now being used in new build scripts. MOTIVATION The C preprocessor can be used much better […]

Generic Makefile Build Chain for Symbian OS v. 1.0

The build chain was originally made by Harry Li. I just continued the project and added support for static library linking, debugging etc. The 1.0 version can also build static libs, which can easily be linked from Symbian .mmp files,or Qt’s .pro files. Now we should be able to use the old already ported symbian […]

Generic Makefile Build Chain for Symbian OS With GCCE and MinGW

The build chain was originally made by Harry Li. I just continued the project and added support for static library linking, debugging etc. MOTIVATION The generic makefile¬† gives you a better control of the build. You can define your own rules for each file, if you like. Therefore it’s also easier to fight against the […]

MinGW Symbian OS Build Chain: Debugging

I have been developing the MinGW build chain to make the embedded open source porting easier since last spring. Now after my holidays I had some time to develop it even further. I added debugging with Carbide and TRK to the build system. At first we have are going to need to symbol files for […]

MinGW Symbian Build Chain

I saw harry Li’s blog post about generic symbian makefile, and I found it very interesting. The makefile seems to be a very good tool for porting software from other platforms into Symbian OS. The MinGW in also nice build solution, since it doesn’t modifiy existing environment, so it can be used in parallel with […]