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2020.01.18 13:19 "[Tiff] Warnings while building tools", by Miguel Medalha
2020.01.18 16:03 "Re: [Tiff] Warnings while building tools", by Greg Troxel
2020.01.18 16:34 "Re: [Tiff] Warnings while building tools", by Miguel Medalha
2020.01.18 19:45 "Re: [Tiff] Warnings while building tools", by Greg Troxel
2020.01.18 21:24 "Re: [Tiff] Warnings while building tools", by Miguel Medalha
2020.01.18 21:27 "Re: [Tiff] Warnings while building tools", by Miguel Medalha
2020.01.18 21:32 "Re: [Tiff] Warnings while building tools", by Bob Friesenhahn
2020.01.18 22:29 "Re: [Tiff] Warnings while building tools", by Roger Leigh
2020.01.19 02:05 "Re: [Tiff] Warnings while building tools", by Bob Friesenhahn
2020.01.19 11:51 "Re: [Tiff] Warnings while building tools", by Even Rouault
2020.01.19 15:13 "Re: [Tiff] Warnings while building tools", by Greg Troxel
2020.01.19 15:54 "Re: [Tiff] Warnings while building tools", by ZdPo Ster
2020.01.19 16:53 "Re: [Tiff] Warnings while building tools", by Roger Leigh
2020.01.19 19:41 "Re: [Tiff] Warnings while building tools", by Bob Friesenhahn
2020.01.21 19:23 "Re: [Tiff] Warnings while building tools", by Su
2020.01.21 20:03 "Re: [Tiff] Warnings while building tools", by Roger Leigh
2020.01.22 03:07 "Re: [Tiff] Warnings while building tools", by Edward Lam
2020.01.22 14:41 "Re: [Tiff] Warnings while building tools", by Bob Friesenhahn
2020.01.22 20:50 "Re: [Tiff] Warnings while building tools", by Jeff McKenna
2020.01.22 21:16 "Re: [Tiff] Warnings while building tools", by Su
2020.01.22 22:56 "Re: [Tiff] Warnings while building tools", by Bob Friesenhahn
2020.01.23 13:01 "Re: [Tiff] Warnings while building tools", by Even Rouault
2020.01.25 20:10 "Re: [Tiff] Warnings while building tools", by Su
2020.01.23 13:05 "Re: [Tiff] Warnings while building tools", by Su
2020.01.25 16:22 "Re: [Tiff] Warnings while building tools", by Bob Friesenhahn
2020.01.25 20:24 "Re: [Tiff] Warnings while building tools", by Bob Friesenhahn
2020.01.26 16:37 "Re: [Tiff] Warnings while building tools", by Jeff McKenna
2020.01.26 16:39 "Re: [Tiff] Warnings while building tools", by Jeff McKenna
2020.01.26 17:34 "Re: [Tiff] Warnings while building tools", by Miguel Medalha
2020.01.26 23:57 "Re: [Tiff] Warnings while building tools", by Bob Friesenhahn
2020.01.27 00:53 "Re: [Tiff] Warnings while building tools", by Bob Friesenhahn
2020.01.27 01:24 "Re: [Tiff] Warnings while building tools", by Bob Friesenhahn
2020.01.27 13:04 "Re: [Tiff] Warnings while building tools", by Jeff McKenna
2020.01.22 12:25 "Re: [Tiff] Warnings while building tools", by Miguel Medalha
2020.01.22 16:47 "Re: [Tiff] Warnings while building tools", by Greg Troxel
2020.01.22 19:13 "Re: [Tiff] Warnings while building tools", by Christoph Gohlke
2020.01.22 20:12 "Re: [Tiff] Warnings while building tools", by Miguel Medalha
2020.01.23 03:44 "Re: [Tiff] Warnings while building tools", by Edward Lam
2020.01.29 14:14 "Re: [Tiff] Warnings while building tools", by Bob Friesenhahn
2020.01.29 14:31 "Re: [Tiff] Warnings while building tools", by Jeff McKenna
2020.01.19 17:32 "Re: [Tiff] Warnings while building tools", by Miguel Medalha

2020.01.22 22:56 "Re: [Tiff] Warnings while building tools", by Bob Friesenhahn

On Wed, 22 Jan 2020, sulau@freenet.de wrote:

I noticed that the output is now “tiffd.lib” / “tiffd.dll” instead of “libtiff.lib” / “libtiff.dll” with the unmaintained Makefile.vc build system. However, up to now I didn’t realize that this build system was not maintained any more.

Seldom maintained or broken is not the same as "not maintained any more". :-)

Nevertheless, when dropping the Makefile.vc build system a description for migration would be useful explaining the differences and giving a basic description how to install and use CMake for users with Windows / Visual Studio background.

There is in fact some documentation. See http://www.simplesystems.org/libtiff/build.html

Please feel free to submit a patch to the documentation with improvements you feel are needed. Libtiff is developed by volunteers.

Rather than reduce the number of available build systems it may be that adding more might be valuable. For example, support for Meson (see "https://mesonbuild.com/" or "https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meson_(software)") might be useful due to its features and its rapid increase in popularity.

Bob
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