MozillaZine

Building Mozilla Thunderbird and Mozilla Firebird on Windows

Thursday July 17th, 2003

Henrik Gemal writes: "I'm a Mozilla fan! And being able to build Mozilla Thunderbird and/or Mozilla Firebird on my Windows XP machine sounded cool. I didn't have Microsoft Visual C++ so I needed to build without any tools from Microsoft, aside from Windows XP of couse.

"So here we go: Build Mozilla Thunderbird and/or Mozilla Firebird in 14 easy steps!"


#11 Re: Compiling without Cygwin

by johnlar <johnlar@tfn.net>

Thursday July 17th, 2003 11:53 AM

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Cygwin basically provides the ability to run unix style command prompt under windows, as gcc doesn't work with windows command prompt (dos) and doesn't have a windows version basically.