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Subject: Re: Simulators won't compile
From: Hardeep Sidhu (
Date: 2003-06-17

--- BlueChip <> wrote:
> Here I go, replying to my own email again!
> There is no way that you got uisimulator/win32 to
> compile without either
> editing the makefile or using a completely different
> set of tools to the
> rest of us ...there _is_ no GCC.EXE !!

Sounds like you're using the older version of the
minimalistic rockbox sdk for win32. See
for more info on a version that does let you compile
the uisimulator.

> So my guess is that whoever it was that I spoke to
> earlier last night who
> said "you can only use Win32 simulator iff you have
> msvc installed" was
> telling the truth. Sadly I do not have msvc, the
> space to install it, or
> the desire to learn it :(

You don't need msvc to build the simulator on win32 if
you use mingw (included in the above package).


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