doxypress build error under cygwin referring to rcc

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doxypress build error under cygwin referring to rcc

Post by marlowa »

Hello everyone,

I tried to build doxypress under cygwin today and got this error:

Making all in .
make[1]: Entering directory '/cygdrive/d/mystuff/work/development/doxypress-src/DoxyPress-1.1.0'
make[1]: Nothing to be done for 'all-am'.
make[1]: Leaving directory '/cygdrive/d/mystuff/work/development/doxypress-src/DoxyPress-1.1.0'
Making all in bin
make[1]: Entering directory '/cygdrive/d/mystuff/work/development/doxypress-src/DoxyPress-1.1.0/bin'
/cygdrive/c/Users/marlowa/bin/rcc ../doxypress.qrc -o qrc_doxypress.cpp -name doxypress
make[1]: /cygdrive/c/Users/marlowa/bin/rcc: Command not found
Makefile:1273: recipe for target 'qrc_doxypress.cpp' failed
make[1]: *** [qrc_doxypress.cpp] Error 127
make[1]: Leaving directory '/cygdrive/d/mystuff/work/development/doxypress-src/DoxyPress-1.1.0/bin'
Makefile:399: recipe for target 'all-recursive' failed
make: *** [all-recursive] Error 1

This looks like it is a reference to the Qt resource compiler. Does doxypress have its own version of this? If so then shouldn't it be built as part of the build?
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Re: doxypress build error under cygwin referring to rcc

Post by ansel »

Thanks for your question.

Cygwin is not a supported platform for DoxyPress or CopperSpice. On Windows the supported toolchain is MinGW + MSYS, further details can be found on our website: ... forms.html

In order to build DoxyPress, you must first build or download the dependencies, including the necessary toolchain, CopperSpice, and clang. Building clang on Windows is a bit challenging, but we have directions for this task on our website as well:

All necessary libraries are included in the binary distributions of DoxyPress.
Ansel Sermersheim
CopperSpice Cofounder
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