# [luatex] configure error on mingw

Wed Mar 17 13:44:33 CET 2010

On 17 March 2010 11:45, T T <t34www at googlemail.com> wrote:
> On 17 March 2010 09:55, Peter Rolf <indiego at gmx.net> wrote:
>> Am 17.03.2010 00:29, schrieb T T:
>>>
>>> PS. Unrelated question: is it possible to build with --enable-shared on mingw?
>>>
>>
>> i donno. but knowing that option makes you an 'expert', so give it a try ;)
>
> I tried and:
>
> configure: error: you can not use a shared Kpathsea library for a
> native TeX Live build

Adding --disable-native-texlive-build produced the luatex binary
(15KB) but no dlls. The binary seems to work but it calls another one
(build\texk\web2c\.libs\luatex.exe), which appears to be a static
build. Hmm, I think I will leave that to real experts then ;)

Cheers,

Tomek