[Releasing] mingw32-make.exe issue.

Ray Donnelly mingw.android at gmail.com
Thu Apr 11 14:19:37 CEST 2013


I've been working on enabling the Android port (and also Qt in general) to
be built on Windows using mingw32-make.exe via cmd.exe (or the MSYS shell)
and ran into a bug whereby the "move" command is not considered as a
builtin cmd.exe shell command, so mingw32-make.exe tries to execute it via
CreateProcess (which fails).

I've submitted a patch to the mingwbuilds project for this:

..and Alexey Pavlov is making new builds with this fix rolled into them.

Can I request that the 5.1 MinGW-w64 variant uses the mingw32-make.exe from
these new builds? Othewise Android cannot be built from Windows in the

I've made my own build here if anyone is interested:

Best regards,

Ray Donnelly.
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