[Ipe-discuss] pdf2ipe for Windows

Otfried Cheong otfried at ipe.airpost.net
Thu Dec 17 00:00:23 CET 2009

> I am trying to compile pdftoipe on Windows so :
> * I created in the pdftoipe directory 2 directories :
> include/poppler : contenaing all the header of poppler librairies
> lib : containing the 2 poppler dll : poppler.dll and poppler-qt4.dll
> * I added to the PATH the bin directory of mingw
> * I modified 2 lines in the Makefile like this :
> CPPFLAGS += -I./include/poppler
> LIBS += -L./lib -lpoppler
> and then I run mingw32-make.exe and have the following error :
> pdftoipe20091014>mingw32-make.exe
> cc  -I./include/poppler  -c -o parseargs.o parseargs.c
> process_begin: CreateProcess(NULL, cc -I./include/poppler -c -o parseargs.o parseargs.c, ...) failed.
> make (e=2): the specified file can't be found
> mingw32-make.exe: *** [parseargs.o] Error 2
> I precise that the file parseargs.c is in the directory
> I don't understand this, ideas ?

MinGW doesn't have a "cc" command.  Try adding  CC=gcc to the Makefile.

I have to say that I was not able to build Windows binaries for pdftoipe 
because I couldn't get poppler to compile.  Where did you find the 
compiled DLLs?   You should only need poppler.dll, not poppler-qt4.dll.


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