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authorUlf Lamping <ulf.lamping@web.de>2004-02-24 18:44:06 +0000
committerUlf Lamping <ulf.lamping@web.de>2004-02-24 18:44:06 +0000
commit095c3af8f392ed51a4ec697db8fb6c1d9071bb1d (patch)
treec073f41dd382ed913e1d677b8d05365e9c17ee7a /README.win32
parent8d463d620fcf6a2aaf4000fde1a1ffdfa4388780 (diff)
updated some things (optional packages, nsis, gtk-wimp)
svn path=/trunk/; revision=10226
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@@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
-$Id: README.win32,v 1.63 2004/02/22 16:28:47 ulfl Exp $
+$Id: README.win32,v 1.64 2004/02/24 18:44:06 ulfl Exp $
Installing Ethereal, Tethereal, and Editcap on Win32
@@ -174,7 +174,6 @@ package is as follows:
Package Default Location
------- ----------------
- adns-1.0-win32-01.zip C:\ethereal-win32-libs
glib-2.2.3-20040116.zip C:\ethereal-win32-libs\glib
glib-dev-2.2.3-20040116.zip C:\ethereal-win32-libs\glib
gtk+-1.3.0-20030717.zip C:\ethereal-win32-libs\gtk+
@@ -182,8 +181,12 @@ package is as follows:
libiconv-1.9.1.bin.woe32.zip C:\ethereal-win32-libs\libiconv-1.9.1.bin.woe32
gettext-runtime-0.13.1.zip C:\ethereal-win32-libs\gettext-runtime-0.13.1
net-snmp-5.1.zip C:\ethereal-win32-libs
- pcre-4.4.zip C:\ethereal-win32-libs
wpdpack_3_0.zip C:\ethereal-win32-libs
+and optional:
+ adns-1.0-win32-01.zip C:\ethereal-win32-libs
+ pcre-4.4.zip C:\ethereal-win32-libs
zlib121-dll.zip C:\ethereal-win32-libs\zlib121-dll
(to use the default locations, the directories in question should be
@@ -201,15 +204,19 @@ GLib 2.2.3.
Compiling the Ethereal distribution using GTK+2
The more recent version 2 of the GTK+ can be used to compile
-Ethereal with, but is still considered experimental.
+Ethereal with, but is still considered beta.
GTK+2 will look better and nicer in some ways, especially for WIN32 users.
You can get the required libraries from:
If you want to try a build with GTK+2.x these Extra libraries are needed
@@ -223,6 +230,10 @@ If you want to try a build with GTK+2.x these Extra libraries are needed
atk-1.4.0.zip C:\ethereal-win32-libs\gtk2
atk-dev-1.4.0.zip C:\ethereal-win32-libs\gtk2
+and optional:
+ gtk-wimp-0.5.3-bin.zip C:\ethereal-win32-libs\gtk-wimp
Be sure to set GTK2_DIR in config.nmake correct, to be able to compile.
Instructions for MS Visual C++
@@ -338,22 +349,27 @@ Cygwin package:
After installing them, you will probably have to modify the config.nmake
file to specify where the Cygwin binaries are installed.
-Python for Win32 is available from
+Python for Win32 is available from:
-If you want to build an installer you need to get NSIS from:
+Build an (NSIS based) installer
+If you want to build your own installer, you need to get NSIS from:
After installing it, you will probably have to modify the config.nmake
-file to specify where the binaries are installed and wether to use the modern UI or not.
+file to specify where the NSIS binaries are installed and wether to use the modern UI or not.
You will need NSIS version 2 or higher, to build an installer with the modern user interface,
and for a much smaller installer (using the lzma compression).
In the ethereal directory, type "nmake -f makefile.nmake packaging" to build the installer.
+Please be patient while the compression is done, it will take some time even on fast machines.
+You will hopefully now see something like ethereal-setup-0.10.2.exe in the dir packaging/nsis.
Instructions for Cygwin