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Windows Support #309
This ticket should serve as a kind of meta ticket, to track the efforts needed to bring dino to windows. I have automated the build in #304, so we can put out builds without any problems.
From my small assessment there are two high priority that needs a fix before any other work for the windows port can be done:
On the chat there was a discussion if dino should look native, I think it should, but the first priority should be that it does not crash or behaves funny. Then there should be put energy into making dino look native.
Someone made a dummy win32 notification backend for GNotification
referenced this issue
Jul 27, 2018
Clone and build:
Configure timezone data:
Install X server:
Go back to WSL and run dino:
It is not perfect as for some reason the window does not behave as a normal window on Windows (probably because of the decorations), however all the rest seems to be working fine. Definitely prettier than Gajim :P
Yes, it is Microsoft Windows: