Re: Patched (6.1.245) Windows gVim
>From: "Xiangjiang Ma" <maxiangjiang@...>Hi! Actually, last week I sent out an updated Make_cyg.mak file to the dev
>I have tried it, and successfully, except one bad thing.
>1. Dan's instruction is good. We have to edit the make file
> and uncommented those lines in order for making gvim.exe
>2. That links to mingw(?), thus no need for cygwin.dll
>3. gvim.exe can be built, and run from within cygwin csh, and
> nothing wrong out there.
>4. However, if you double click gvim.exe, then you will
> always find another console window running in addition
> to the normal gvim windows. That is annoying.
>5. A perfect solution including fix above bug, plus an option
> to build GUI, so that we don't need change the make file.
>6. One more, it is great to use cygwin cvs to checkout source
> codes and then do make.
list for testing that addresses your concerns. You can find comments about
the makefile at:
and zipped copy of the makefile to download attached to the message
With the new makefile, you can add GUI=yes to your make command line to
build gvim without editing the makefile. It also adds the -mwindows option
when linking gvim so that you no longer get the useless console window when
Give it a try and tell me if it works for you.
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