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(FWD) Re: Howto compile Tor on a windows system

[Forwarding because this particular Ben Blount isn't subscribed to the
list. (Ben, you should post from a subscribed address.) I've just added
an answer to Ben's question here:
Hope that helps -RD]

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Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2005 14:50:55 -0400
From: Ben Blount <kryptic0329@xxxxxxxxx>
Reply-To: ben.blount@xxxxxxxxx
To: or-talk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, Nick Mathewson <nickm@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Howto compile Tor on a windows system

Thanks for that very helpful answer Nick, I was looking for that
solution as well. I want to change the number of routers in my
circuits, but I'm not sure where this is in the code. Do you have
suggestions on where to look?

Ben Blount

On 6/29/05, Nick Mathewson <nickm@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 29, 2005 at 11:52:45AM +0200, Martin Balvers wrote:
> > After installing the openssl, zlib and event.h at the right
> >locations,
> Did you put the rest of the libevent source anywhere?  Are you
> building it too?  Libevent is more than a header file.
> >    I
> > can get Tor to compile, but then I get a bunch of link errors...
> In general, when you're reporting errors on a mailing list, you should
> tell people what errors you are getting.  Otherwise it's hard to tell
> what is going wrong.
> > Who creates the windows binary that can be downloaded from the site,
> Me.
> > and
> > how is it compiled ?
> With VC7, and the project file in CVS.  Matt Edman sent us an nmake
> makefile for 0.0.9 a while ago, but it never got ported to 0.1.0 or
> later.  I can try to do this soon if you like.
> The steps are:
>  - Make sure that everything is up to date:
>    - Get the most recent zlib source
>    - Get the most recent openssl library.
>    - Get the most recent libevent source.
>  - Build.
> > Is it possible to compile a windows binary in Cygwin ?
> It was a while ago; I haven't tried in a while.  If you have any
> patches to make it work with vc6 or cygwin, please send them in.  I'd
> love to have Tor build correctly under more compilers.
> hoping this helps,
> --
> Nick Mathewson

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