704pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Talk0 Share

Steps for compiling a Freeciv server with Authentication support on Windows:

  1. Install Cygwin and necessary packages for compilation (autoconf, automake)
  2. Install minimal MinGW (MinGW-5.1.3.exe [1])
  3. Install MinGW Utils (mingw-utils-0.3.tar.gz [2])
  4. Configure path to use MinGW for compilation
  5. Install gettext ( [3] (alternate) and [4] (alternate))
  6. Apply gettext-S2_0-S2_1-2007-08-19.diff [5] (alternate)
  7. Install libiconv ( [6]) (alternate)
  8. Install mysqllib
    1. Download [7]
    2. Copy contents of /include to MinGW/include/mysql
    3. Copy contents of /lib/opt to a convenient directory
    4. Change to convenient directory in Cygwin
    5. Run reimp -d libmysql.lib
    6. Edit LIBMYSQL.def to add "mysql_query" just before "mysql_query@8"
    7. Run dlltool --input-def LIBMYSQL.def --dllname libmysql.dll --output-lib libmysqlclient.a --kill-at
    8. Copy libmysqlclient.a to MinGW/lib
    9. Edit server/auth.c to add "#include <winsock.h>" just before "#include <mysql/mysql.h>"
  9. Install zlib ( [8])
  10. Run ./ --enable-client=no --host=mingw32 CPPFLAGS=-mno-cygwin --enable-auth --enable-debug=no --without-readline
  11. Run make
  12. Take newly created server/civserver.exe and replace the one in the official distrubtion

Ad blocker interference detected!

Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.

Also on Fandom

Random Wiki