CenterIM4 under Cygwin
Things you need to run CenterIM in Cygwin (win32)
You need to setup a cygwin environment that can compile c and c++ programs.
Install the following packages (including dependencies):
- curl-devel (>= 7.16.3-1) (for MSN)
- gcc-g++ (>= 3.4.4-3)
- gettext-devel (>= 0.15-1)
- libgnutls26 (>= 2.2.2-1)
- libiconv (>= 1.11-1)
- libjpeg-devel (>= 6b-12) (for gadu-gadu registration)
- libncurses-devel (>= 5.5-3)
- make (>= 3.81-2)
- openssl (>= 0.9.8g-1)
- openssl-devel (>= 0.9.8g-1)
Before you compile 4.22.5, you have to make a comment of line 26 of firetalk/firetalk.h So change
You cannot compile 4.22.8 on cygwin without editing code. Version 4.22.5 definitely works for some people. Other versions?
Compiling CenterIM on win32
To compile CenterIM on a win32 system, you need to install the cygwin environment and extract the sources and then run the following commands from the extracted directory:
./configure && make && make install
This will configure CenterIM with all the protocol enabled.
Issues and Resolutions
If you get the following error during the link phase (when you execute "make") ...
libtool: link: cannot find the library `' or unhandled argument `and'
... try moving your centerim-4.22.5 unpacked directory to a location that is NOT under the following standard cygwin home path: c:\Documents and Settings\<userid>
For example, from within cygwin, create a /work directory, and unpack the source tar there and then run make, etc.
Unsupported features on win32
The following features are not available for the win32 build
- Unicode support
- GPG support for jabber