[texworks] Building TeXworks on Windows using MinGW

Joel C. Salomon joelcsalomon at gmail.com
Sun Jun 14 16:14:56 CEST 2009

Stefan Löffler wrote:
>> Does gcc version matters? I have gcc 3.4.5 (mingw-vista special r3).
> It shouldn't, since the code compiles and links correctly. You do get a
> TeXworks.exe, it's just having problems starting up because of a problem
> with poppler-qt4. (Btw, I think I have the same version of gcc).

Caution: GCC under Win32 has trouble throwing exceptions across DLL
boundaries, and different builds do things differently (SJLJ or DW2).
Just make sure all the C++ libraries you link to were built with the
same version of GCC.

—Joel Salomon

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