[osg-users] [build] Building OpenSceneGraph Windows

michael kapelko kornerr at gmail.com
Tue Jan 9 01:58:23 PST 2018

Here's a step-by-step guide to get you started with OSG & MinGW:

On 8 January 2018 at 12:43, Christian Schulte
<christian.schulte at onera.fr> wrote:
> Hi Stephan,
> in my honest opinion it looks more like a compiler configuration issue than
> an OSG problem. Try to check the environment variables PATH (in a command
> window "echo %PATH%") and look for the path to your mingw/bin. As far as I
> know the mingw_get does not configure the environment variables of the
> Windows system. CMake is, during configuration, testing if the compiler
> works correctly before configuring OSG itself.
> Regards,
> Christian
> Le 24/12/2017 05:13, Stefan Waldegger a écrit :
>> Hi,
>> this is my first post here and I have already searched in this Forum and
>> on google but I did not get the answer which is handling my problem.
>> So I have read a lot about OSG in the internet and no I want to give it a
>> try.
>> I have downloaded OSG 3.4.1 from the official homepage.
>> Then I unzipped it and put it to a convinient place and had a look into
>> it. I found the sourcecode and some makefiles in the folder.
>> >From my experiences using Ubuntu and other Unix distibutions I know how
>> easy this normally is, just call make and a big batch is being executed and
>> voila, all the .so and .a files are here and everybody is happy.
>> But now I am on windows. Windows 10 to be honest.
>> I am using Code::Blocks as IDE and MinGW compiler. Downloaded with
>> MinGW_get. So it is not that comes with Code::Blocks.
>> Also I downloaded CMake for windows with the Gui.
>> Then I started the CMake gui and on the first glance it all looked very
>> easy.
>> I entered the path of OSG as source and the same path as destnation,
>> clicked on configure, chose MinGW as compiler, clicked ok.
>> Aaaand then. Like 20 messageboxes are popping up in seria telling me that
>> dll files are missing libisl-15.dll, libmingwex-0.dll, libiconv-2.dll,
>> libgmp-10.dll, .... and much more. And naturally CMake finishes wihtout
>> having done anything in the end.
>> It is this messagebox wich comes when you want to try to sart a program
>> the the dll is missing. But the funny thing is, when I look in the MinGW\bin
>> folder, all the dlls are there. It is also the first time I am using CMake
>> in windows, so I dont have any experience here.
>> Do you know this issue, is there a solution?
>> Thank you all for your support in advance.
>> Merry Christmas
>> Cheers,
>> Stefan
>> ------------------
>> Read this topic online here:
>> http://forum.openscenegraph.org/viewtopic.php?p=72635#72635
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