X2Go Bug report logs - #642
Changes in X2GoClient for Windows to enable it conform to Visual Studio's stricter type checking

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Package: x2goclient; Maintainer for x2goclient is X2Go Developers <x2go-dev@lists.x2go.org>; Source for x2goclient is src:x2goclient.

Reported by: "George Trakatelis" <trakatelis@uom.edu.gr>

Date: Wed, 15 Oct 2014 14:50:01 UTC

Severity: wishlist

Tags: pending

Found in version

Fixed in version

Done: X2Go Release Manager <git-admin@x2go.org>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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From: Mike Gabriel <mike.gabriel@das-netzwerkteam.de>
To: George Trakatelis <trakatelis@uom.edu.gr>, 642@bugs.x2go.org
Subject: Re: [X2Go-Dev] Bug#642: Bug#642: Changes in X2GoClient for Windows
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Hi George,

On  Di 28 Okt 2014 06:15:54 CET, George Trakatelis wrote:

> Hi Michael,
> Now that release of x2goclient is out,
> I attach my proposed changes and comment on each one:
> 1. conform-to-stricter-type-checking-mingw482.patch
> Even mingw's debug build complains about this char *
> not having been declared as ought to be (const char *)
> and suggests using -fpermissive (not recommended).
> 2. conform-to-stricter-type-checking-VS2010.patch
> a. A type-cast to match one of pow's declarations {float pow(float  
> x, int y);}
> b. In pure Windows there's no close() function to close a socket.
>    So you have to use closesocket() instead.
> c. Include winsock2.h just before windows.h (also recommended by mingw).
> 3. add-libraries-to-build-with-VS2010.patch
> a. A new batch file to configure x2goclient for VS2010 build  
> (config_win_vs.bat).
> I have just substituted nmake for mingw32-make.
> Please remember to also use 'nmake' or 'nmake debug' when building.
> b. Added necessary win32 libraries.
> George

Thanks a lot for providing those patches.

Will applying all those patches provide enough reason/solution to  
close this bug (#642)?



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