[Dev-luatex] Running CWEAVE.exe and CTANGLE.exe on MPlib sources (under Windows)

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Wed May 5 09:57:51 CEST 2010

Graham Douglas wrote:
> Hi All
> I guess one is for Taco... Hope OK to ask this here.
> I'd like to build MPlib as a DLL using the discussion you posted
> here: [reproduced below]
> http://www.dw.tug.org/pipermail/metapost/2010-April/001917.html
> (reason: to probe a bit more into the btex...etex + makempx stuff)
>  (For this build I want to use visual C++)
> I've tried to run both ctangle.exe and cweave.exe on
> the .w sources. These exes were both built during the MPlib build. No
> matter what I try to do, they both fail with the errors below.
> From a pure DOS shell or an Mysys bash shell
> --- simple paths or not.
> Is this caused by Default CHANGEFILE is /dev/null;
> --- which confuses windows?

probably. You could create an empty existing change file, to see
whether that helps.

> =--> Are these files identical to what you would
> get from running ctangle.exe or are they processed
> during the build process?

Yes, these are identical so you oculd as well use those.

Best wishes,

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