Build Friction on Windows

Instructions for building Friction on Windows (10).


Get the source

git clone --recurse-submodules

Get ffmpeg

Download a precompiled version of ffmpeg (you can build it yourself, see our mxe repo).

Extract and move the ffmpeg folder to friction\src\.


Start the Qt 5.12.12 (MSVC 2017 64-bit) console and run

"C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio\2017\Community\VC\Auxiliary\Build\vcvarsall.bat" x64

Note: Make sure python and cmake is in PATH

Build skia

cd friction\src\skia
python tools/git-sync-deps
bin\gn.exe gen out/build --args="is_official_build=true is_debug=false extra_cflags=[\"-Wno-error\",\"/MD\",\"/O2\"] target_os=\"windows\" host_os=\"win\" current_os=\"win\" target_cpu=\"x64\" clang_win=\"C:\Program Files\LLVM\" cc=\"clang-cl\" cxx=\"clang-cl\" skia_use_system_expat=false skia_use_system_icu=false skia_use_system_libjpeg_turbo=false skia_use_system_libpng=false skia_use_system_libwebp=false skia_use_system_zlib=false skia_use_system_harfbuzz=false" --ide=vs
cd out\build
msbuild all.sln

Build qscintilla

Download qscintilla then extract and move to friction\src\.

cd friction\src\qscintilla\src
qmake CONFIG+=release

Build Friction

cd friction
mkdir build
cd build
cmake -G "Visual Studio 15 2017" -A x64 -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Release ..
cmake --build . --config Release