Xfce 4.4 on Cygwin
fourdan at xfce.org
Wed Oct 18 00:04:15 CEST 2006
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- From time to time, we're are asked about Xfce on Cygwin...
I took some time myself, booting in Windows, installing Cygwin,
downloading Xfce source from current SVN trunk so I could try and see by
It took me quite a few time, but I can say that Xfce 4.4 can be built
and ran on Cygwin. It's not necessarily easy, but it's doable...
It requires a fairly recent Cygwin installation with all libraries and
headers, and a bit of time to waste.
The following patches are needed and should be included sooner than later.
Obligatory screen shot:
PS: I did not bother building DBUS on Cygwin, so there is no desktop
icon support. Maybe the next time.
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