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Old 02-19-2006, 01:35 PM   #1
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GTK+ programs on Windows without having to install GTK+, GLib, etc

I wrote a user interface for another program in GTK+ and what I need to know is, is it possible to build it on Windows and give the executable to people without them having to download and install GTK+ and all of the dependencies?

I have GTK+ installed on my laptop, but when I copy the executable (and all the required .dll files) to another Windows machine, the program doesn't work. There's some error message about Pango, which I can't remember right now.

I'm going to have to rewrite it in a different toolkit, aren't I?

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Couldn't you just statically link everything?

As for windows, why don't you simply redistribute all the needed downloads with your application?
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I read on a thread in the GTK+ mailing list that you can't statically link GTK (not that I would know how, anyway).

Hmm, yeah, I could but I think people would complain since they wouldn't know what all the stuff is .


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