[Coin-ipopt] win32 (Borland) installation & tutorial (minor) error...

Andreas Waechter andreasw at watson.ibm.com
Wed May 10 14:18:18 EDT 2006

Hi Antonello,

Thanks for letting me know about the typo in the documentation.  I will 
correct it in the next release.

As for compiling with the Borland compiler under Cygwin, I have to admit 
that I have never tried to do that.  You could just give it a try...

If you want, the two of us can see if we can make it work (in case you are 
not able to compile it), but we should do that off line (not via the 
mailing list).  The easier would be if you could try to configure/compile 
it and send me the config.log file (or if that worked, also the output of 

The Cygwin stuff is still somewhat under development, and I'm actually in 
the process of changing it again (using the GNU tool libtool).



On Mon, 8 May 2006, Antonello Lobianco wrote:

> Hello all..
> I need to (unfortunatly) use IPOPT under Windows, to be precise to be used 
> with a Borland C++ Builder 6 developed project..
> Is there anyone that succesfully builded IPOPT with Borland? Can you provide 
> an how-to or directly the callable binary library?
> On point 2.4.1 of the tutorial (botton page note) it is stated that it 
> "should" be possible to make the library with Cygwin (that it seems the 
> easiest option) and then produce a dll usable by native compilers.. Anybody 
> on this list did that??
> Also on the Tutorial on section 2.4 (Installation on windows) it is stated 
> "If you have the Microsoft C++ compiler ...., please see Section 2.4.1" but 
> it is section 2.4.2 :-))
> Thank you,
>  Antonello Lobianco
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