[Cuis-dev] Updates to VectorGraphics and VectorEnginePlugin

Gerald Klix cuis.01 at klix.ch
Thu Jul 15 00:31:45 PDT 2021

I tried the latest Cog revision.
64-bit works, 32-bit gives the following error
message when reading the an image:
"Image file read problem (0 out of 4 bytes read).

I also tried Marcel Taumel's action branch to no avail.

So still no 32bit windows vm.

Best Regards,


On 7/15/21 8:28 AM, Gerald Klix via Cuis-dev wrote:
> Hi Juan,
> On 7/14/21 8:21 PM, Juan Vuletich via Cuis-dev wrote:
>> Hi Gerald,
>> On 7/7/2021 5:26 PM, Gerald Klix via Cuis-dev wrote:
>>> Juan,
>>> do you need a 32-bit Windows build?
>>> I am considering to do this anayways, because build
>>> for my favorite 32-bit platform -- RasPi -- are broken.
>>> Just tell me if you need it by tomorrow.
>>> HTH,
>>> Gerald
>> A 32 bit Windows build would be really useful to me.
>> Thanks,
> In a nutshell: "No working 32-bit-Windows build".
> The details:
> I thought that you would like to have a 32-bit VM
> and started to build a 32-bit VM on Windows a week ago.
> Wonders over wonders, after installing the appropriate 32bit-clang
> compiler and setting the "right" environment variable
> (COMPILER_TO_USE), the build succeeded.
> The resulting VM was not able to read the image, it complained
> about not being able to read bytes 0 (maybe 1) to 4.
> I decided to dowmload the community version of Visual Studio 2019
> and give it shot. Alas, here I got compilation errors
> for the first file.
> A (disturbing) side-note: If you use gcc for windows
> 32-bit builds it looks like the build system uses
> the 64-bit compiler, which complains about
> bad printf-format strings (using "%d" to print
> a pointer cast to an integer). Needless to say,
> that this VM does not even reach the point
> where it can complain about not being
> able to read the image ...
> I refrained from posting these results on the mailing-list,
> it would have been another rant of mine about
> "cargo-cult programming".
> While I am writing this I tried again to build
> a 32-bit VM with the latest
> Cog revision, without any patches an of course no plugin.
> Let's see were this will lead to.
> Best Regards,
> Gerald

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