[Proj] Building for and calling from g95-MinGW

Norman Vine nhv at cape.com
Wed Feb 18 06:39:55 EST 2009

Arjan van Dijk writes:
> How do I generate/download an archive file (e.g. libproj.a) 
> that can be used from g95 under MinGW by just adding -lproj to the 
> compile command of my program?
> The Windows binaries contain an executable and a dll, not a .a-file.
> Can I just use the linux .a-file under MinGW? I guess not.
> I downloaded the sources and called "./configure".
> This went okay. Then I tried "make", but the whole thing
> crashed... (see below this message for the rude curses it uttered)!
> $ make
> Making all in src
> c:\mingw\bin\make.exe[1]: Entering directory `e:/Proj/proj-4.6.1/src'
> c:/mingw/bin/make.exe  all-am
> make.exe[2]: Entering directory `e:/Proj/proj-4.6.1/src'
> C:/msys/1.0/bin/sh.exe ../libtool --tag=CC   --mode=compile 
> gcc -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -I. -DPROJ_LIB=\"/usr/local/share/proj\"  
>    -g -O2 -MT PJ_aeqd.lo -MD -MP -MF .deps/PJ_aeqd.Tpo -c -o 
> PJ_aeqd.lo PJ_aeqd.c
> XPJ_aeqd.Tpo -c -o PJ_aeqd.lo PJ_aeqd.lo
> libtool: compile: libobj name `PJ_aeqd.Tpo -c -o PJ_aeqd.lo 
> PJ_aeqd.lo' may not contain shell special characters.
> rm: invalid option -- c
> Try `rm --help' for more information.
> mkdir .libs
>  gcc -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -I. 
> "-DPROJ_LIB=\\/usr/local/share/proj\" -g -O2 -MT PJ_aeqd.lo 
> -MD -MP -MF .deps/PJ_aeqd.Tpo -c -o PJ_aeqd.lo PJ_aeqd.c"  
> -DDLL_EXPORT -DPIC -o .libs/PJ_aeqd.Tpo -c -o PJ_aeqd.lo PJ_aeqd.o
> gcc.exe: PJ_aeqd.o: No such file or directory
> gcc.exe: no input files
> make.exe[2]: *** [PJ_aeqd.lo] Error 1
> make.exe[2]: Leaving directory `e:/Proj/proj-4.6.1/src'
> c:\mingw\bin\make.exe[1]: *** [all] Error 2
> c:\mingw\bin\make.exe[1]: Leaving directory `e:/Proj/proj-4.6.1/src'
> c:\mingw\bin\make.exe: *** [all-recursive] Error 1

Builds fine for me

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