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From Patrick Schlangen <>
Subject AW: Re: Is C++ on Windows not supported?
Date Mon, 11 May 2009 19:26:13 GMT
Hi Rush,

doesn't libthrift compile well in a Cygwin environment?
Just curious.


Am Montag 11 Mai 2009 um 06:57PM schrieb "Rush Manbert" <>:
>I am indeed working on a Windows port, based primarily on adding Asio  
>and Boost implementations of the socket and threading code. I still  
>need to reimplement TFileTransport using the threading and Monitor  
>support that abstracts away the machine-specific implementation. Once  
>that's done I'm going to try taking all of the C++ library code and  
>making a VS project out of it and see what doesn't compile. I figure  
>that's faster than examining all of the header files, etc.
>I will be asking for help with things like autoconf and Windows  
>project configuration (hoping that the guys who did the .net version  
>will help out) but my plan is to have all of the coding done pretty  
>soon. I don't have any idea what that translates to when it comes to  
>getting it included in the library. (And, of course, I'm doing this  
>because we need it here, and I'm under pressure to get it finished for  
>us so I can work on something else. But I'm trying really hard to do  
>the work in a way that will easily integrate with what exists, and  
>will sit alongside the current implementation.) :-)
>- Rush
>On May 8, 2009, at 5:31 PM, Michael Greene wrote:
>> This is still the status quo.
>> is one relevant
>> issue, some prototype work that Esteve has done that to my knowledge
>> is not being worked on.
>> is a relevant discussion thread.
>> More recently, Rush Manbert has continued Boost work.  I can't seem to
>> find specific threads where it is mentioned, but one of the goals of
>> this is Windows support.
>> Michael
>> On Fri, May 8, 2009 at 7:19 PM, Swaroop C H <>  
>> wrote:
>>> Hello all,
>>> According to ,
>>> "The Thrift C++ runtime library does not currently work on Windows."
>>> Is this still the status quo or has it improved? (I couldn't find any
>>> related bugs in Jira)
>>> Regards,
>>> Swaroop
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