Failure to link against WinSparkle.lib

Bug #1408007 reported by Mat on 2015-01-06
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Bug Description

gcc.exe -shared gtkaccount.o gtkblist-theme-loader.o gtkblist-theme.o gtkblist.o gtkcellrendererexpander.o gtkcertmgr.o gtkconn.o gtkconv.o gtkdebug.o gtkdialogs.o gtkdnd-hints.o gtkdocklet.o gtkeventloop.o gtkft.o gtkicon-theme-loader.o gtkicon-theme.o gtkidle.o gtkimhtml.o gtkimhtmltoolbar.o gtklog.o gtkmain.o gtkmedia.o gtkmenutray.o gtknotify.o gtkplugin.o gtkpluginpref.o gtkpounce.o gtkprefs.o gtkprivacy.o gtkrequest.o gtkroomlist.o gtksavedstatuses.o gtkscrollbook.o gtksmiley.o gtksound.o gtksourceiter.o gtksourceundomanager.o gtkstatus-icon-theme.o gtkstatusbox.o gtkthemes.o gtkutils.o gtkwhiteboard.o minidialog.o pidginstock.o pidgintooltip.o win32/MinimizeToTray.o win32/gtkdocklet-win32.o win32/gtkwin32dep.o win32/untar.o win32/wspell.o win32/pidgin_dll_rc.o -L/mingw32/lib -L../libpurple -L../pidgin -L../../win32-dev/WinSparkle-0.4/Release -lintl -lglib-2.0 -lgobject-2.0 -lgthread-2.0 -lpurple -lz -lgtk-win32-2.0 -latk-1.0 -lcairo -lpango-1.0 -lgdk-win32-2.0 -lgdk_pixbuf-2.0 -lgdi32 -lwinmm -lcomctl32 -lWinSparkle -Wl,--enable-auto-image-base -Wl,--enable-auto-import -Wl,--dynamicbase -Wl,--nxcompat -lssp -Wl,--output-def,pidgin.def,--out-implib,pidgin.dll.a -o pidgin.dll

../../win32-dev/WinSparkle-0.4/Release/WinSparkle.lib: error adding symbols: File in wrong format
collect2.exe: error: ld returned 1 exit status
make[2]: *** [pidgin.dll] Error 1
Makefile.mingw:185: recipe for target 'pidgin.dll' failed

GCC is not able to use the WinSparkle.lib created with MSVC.

Renato Silva (renatosilva) wrote :

This problem has been introduced by a recent binutils update. Pidgin Windev now removes WinSparkle.lib, please try this.

Changed in pidgin++:
status: New → Incomplete
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

[Expired for Pidgin++ because there has been no activity for 60 days.]

Changed in pidgin++:
status: Incomplete → Expired
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