[Speex-dev] [PATCH] Add Visual Studio 2008 Prject files

Peter Grayson jpgrayson at gmail.com
Tue Dec 4 05:00:03 PST 2007

On Dec 3, 2007 1:24 PM, Stefan Reuther <streu at gmx.de> wrote:
> John Miles wrote:
> > What's wrong with a plain old .bat file, or even an NMAKE .mak file?
> > Ship two files, debug.bat and release.bat, and call it good.
> >
> > It is best to leave project-file creation up to individual users,
> > in my opinion.
> I second that. When I played around with Speex a while ago, I just
> dumped the Speex source files into a .dsp file (Visual Studio Project),
> and built that. For another environment, I made a 25 line Makefile
> (essentially, a SOURCE = ..... line plus the auto-dependency example
> code from the GNU make manual).
> The only "problem" is to find out what files are needed for the library
> and which are superfluous (i.e. test/demo programs with their own
> main()). A minimal Makefile would help to document that, and enable
> people create projects, with minimum effort, for all sorts of
> environments nobody ever heard of.

For those people building on Windows, please use the automake/autoconf
build system as your reference. The .c files needed to build the speex
libraries are spelled out quite concisely and explicitly in

Creating yet another build system for speex would, IMHO, only serve to
obfuscate and cause yet more build-related chatter on this list.


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