Changes between Version 4 and Version 5 of InstallingMingwW64


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  • InstallingMingwW64

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    11= Introduction =
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    3 In general, MinGW-w64 2.0.x found in Ubuntu 12.04 and other fairly up-to-date distros is recent enough to build openvpn and it's dependencies using ''openvpn-build/generic''. However, the latest version of openvpn-gui (as of July 2012) requires backporting some patches from mingw SVN trunk to mingw 2.0.x codebase. These patches are attached to this Wiki page for your convenience.
     3In general, MinGW-w64 2.0.x found in Ubuntu 12.04 (=2.0.1) or Ubuntu 12.10 (=2.0.3) and other fairly up-to-date distros is recent enough to build openvpn and it's dependencies using [wiki:BuildingUsingGenericBuildsystem openvpn-build/generic]. However, the latest version of openvpn-gui (as of July 2012) requires backporting some patches from mingw SVN trunk to mingw 2.0.x codebase. These patches are attached to this Wiki page for your convenience.
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    55= Building patched mingw-w64-2.0.1 Ubuntu packages =
     
    3939= Installing patched mingw-w64-2.0.1 Ubuntu packages =
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    41 Instead of patching and building mingw-w64 yourself, you can try installing standard mingw-w64 from Ubuntu 12.04 repositories and then installing
    42 [http://build.openvpn.net/downloads/packaging these mingw-w64 packages] on top of those. Their build number is set high to prevent standard packages from overwriting them during system upgrades.
     41Instead of patching and building mingw-w64 yourself, you can try installing standard mingw-w64 from Ubuntu repositories and then installing
     42[http://build.openvpn.net/downloads/packaging these mingw-w64 packages] on top of those. Use MinGW 2.0.1 on Ubuntu 12.04 and MinGW 2.0.3 on Ubuntu 12.10. The build number of the modified packages is set high to prevent standard packages from overwriting them during system upgrades.