Fw: [Freeglut-developer] Mingw cross-compilation

Mark Brand mabrand at mabrand.nl
Mon Feb 6 20:46:19 UTC 2012

Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> Sending to Fedora mingw mailing list.
> Rich.
> On Sun, Feb 05, 2012 at 07:45:59PM +0100, Sylvain wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I forward you this mail because you packaged FreeGLUT for win32
>> through cross-compilation.
>> I just sent this patch to the developers after cross-compilation broke
>> in 2.8.0.  (I believe the current maintainer works primarily under
>> windows and doesn't uses the autoconf build system.)
>> If you think what I did can be improved, feel free to say so to the
>> list: freeglut-developer at lists.sourceforge.net .
>> Cheers!
>> - Sylvain

Hi Sylvain,

In mingw-cross-env, freeglut 2.8.0 seems to build fine without any 
significant patches. The recipe is here:


We do apply a patch to add pkg-config support:




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