wxWidgets 2.8.12 + VS2012

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wxWidgets 2.8.12 + VS2012

Post by drautb » Sat Mar 02, 2013 10:00 pm

Hello,

I'm trying to build the latest stable version of wxWidgets (2.8.12) for Windows using VS2012. I'm using the command line, so I just did what the INSTALL-MSW.txt file said, which was to use nmake like this: 'nmake -f makefile.vc'

It appears to work at first, but after a few minutes it fails with this error:

..\..\src\msw\window.cpp(110) : fatal error C1083: Cannot open include file: 'pbt.h': No such file or directory
NMAKE : fatal error U1077: '"C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 11.0\VC\BIN\cl.EXE"' : return code '0x2'

I've been googling this for a while, but haven't been able to find anything. It looks like pbt.h is a file that only exists in Mingw/Cygwin setups, not VS, so is there a flag I should be setting so that the build process doesn't try to include this pbt.h file?

Thanks!

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Re: wxWidgets 2.8.12 + VS2012

Post by doublemax » Sat Mar 02, 2013 10:40 pm

wx 2.8.12 is pretty old and doesn't know about VS2012. I highly recommend to use wx 2.9.4 (or whatever the latest version is).
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Re: wxWidgets 2.8.12 + VS2012

Post by wierich_m » Wed Apr 17, 2013 9:21 am

Hello,

I had the same Problem, but I solved it:
you have to Change the platform toolset from "Visual Studio 2012 (v110)" to "Visual Studio 2012 - Windows XP (v110_xp)"

1. Open wx.sln or if not exists wx.dsw file in Folder build\msw
2. Select all Projects in the Project Explorer
3. Right-Mouse-click and properties
4. Select all configurations
5. Select configuration properties -> General
6. Change the platform toolset as mentioned before

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Re: wxWidgets 2.8.12 + VS2012

Post by psunnt81 » Wed Jul 03, 2013 3:11 am

do following if this problem persist as it is ..
Open the window.cpp from ...//wxwidgets2.9.1 or 0/ src/msw..
And than move to line 111 or 112
And make the comment in
//#include <pbt.h>
And save ..
it's working for me in VS2012

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Re: wxWidgets 2.8.12 + VS2012

Post by soneric » Thu Dec 05, 2013 3:40 am

solved this by adding CXXFLAGS="/DNEED_PBT_H" in invocation of nmake

seems like window.cpp Line 109 should be:
#if !defined __WXWINCE__ && defined NEED_PBT_H
instead of:
#if !defined __WXWINCE__ && !defined NEED_PBT_H

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