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Re: [Wireshark-dev] Problem compiling Wireshark 1.6.1

From: Chris Maynard <Chris.Maynard_at_nospam>
Date: Tue Aug 23 2011 - 20:55:36 GMT
To: wireshark-dev@wireshark.org

Andreas <AndreasSander1@...> writes:

> Am 23.08.2011 22:30, schrieb Chris Maynard:
> > Andreas<AndreasSander1@...> writes:
> >
> >> Yes, I tried. I need only libwireshark. That's why I reduced the make
> >> targets to build. But, alas, I get exactly the same result, when I
> >> "nmake all".
> >
> > Can you verify that MSVC_VARIANT is set correctly in config.nmake?
>
> MSVC_VARIANT=MSVC2008 matches with my compiler.

Just to be sure, you might try another:
nmake distclean
nmake all
[fail]
nmake all (again)

If you still don't progress any further and can live w/out zlib support
temporarily just so you can get on with the rest of your work, you could try
commenting out ZLIB_DIR in config.nmake. Also, you may want to recheck that you
followed all steps in the developer's guide:
http://www.wireshark.org/docs/wsdg_html_chunked/ChSetupWin32.html

One other thing that *might* be a problem (whether it's related or not, I don't
know) is that you have python 2.7 installed and the notes in config.nmake
indicate the following:

        # NOTE: The Python library must have been compiled with the same
        # compiler (MSVC_VARIANT) as Wireshark. Known python.org Python
        # CRT versions:
        #
        # Python version CRT (32-bit) CRT (64-bit)
        # 2.4.4 7.1 ?
        # 2.6.1 9.0 ?
        # 2.6.2 9.0

... so this tells me you should probably be using 2.6.1 or 2.6.2.

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