Building problem with PIDGIN IM- Using Cygwin...Please help

Fri May 18 09:37:00 GMT 2007


I am building pidgin using the Build pidgin instructions from using Cygwin
and I got an error during the process..

OS - Windows
Cygwin ---> saved in local D: drive
I also try the process of in the source

The simplest way to compile this package is:

  1. `cd' to the directory containing the package's source code and type
     `./configure' to configure the package for your system.  If you're
     using `csh' on an old version of System V, you might need to type
     `sh ./configure' instead to prevent `csh' from trying to execute
     `configure' itself.

     Running `configure' takes awhile.  While running, it prints some
     messages telling which features it is checking for.

  2. Type `make' to compile the package. ---> I got an error in this line
like this:

79: undefined reference to `_g_free'
XMLNode.o: In function `XS_Purple__XMLNode_to_str':
92: undefined reference to `_purple_perl_ref_object'
96: undefined reference to `_xmlnode_to_str'
03: undefined reference to `_g_free'
Creating library file: libPurple.dll.a
collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
perlld: *** system() failed to execute
gcc -shared -o  Purple.dll -Wl,--out-implib=libPurple.dll.a
bols -Wl,--enable-auto-import -Wl,--stack,8388608
-Wl,--enable-auto-image-base \

-s -L/usr/local/lib Account.o AccountOpts.o BuddyIcon.o BuddyList.o Cipher.o
s.o Connection.o Conversation.o Core.o Debug.o FT.o ImgStore.o Log.o
Network.o N
otify.o Plugin.o PluginPref.o Pounce.o Prefs.o Privacy.o Proxy.o Prpl.o
 Request.o Roomlist.o SSLConn.o SavedStatuses.o Server.o Signal.o Sound.o
.o Stringref.o Util.o XMLNode.o 

make[6]: *** [blib/arch/auto/Purple/Purple.dll] Error 2
make[6]: Leaving directory
make[5]: *** [all-local] Error 2
make[5]: Leaving directory
make[4]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
make[4]: Leaving directory
make[3]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
make[3]: Leaving directory
make[2]: *** [all] Error 2
make[2]: Leaving directory
make[1]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
make[1]: Leaving directory `/cygdrive/d/devpmt/pidgin/pidgin-2.0.0'
make: *** [all] Error 2

I find it hard to solve this problem...

Please help me and thanks in advance...

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