hp2xx on Windows7. 7M4MON 2012/Nov/17
hp2xx is failing to run on Windows 7.
hp2xx -- opening temporary file: Invalid argument
This error due to try to make temporary file at drive root (C:\).
to fix it...
1.Get hp2xx-3.4.4-src-MINGW.zip from test builds.
2.Install MinGW (with MYSYS component)
3.Add PATH \MinGW\bin and \MinGW\msys\1.0\bin
4.Get zlib library and header from
5.Copy all ".h" files to MinGW's "include" directry, and "libz.a" to
6.Change line 693 "if ((pg->td = fopen("hp2xx.$$$", "w+b")) ==
NULL)" in hp2xx.c
7.Compile from command prompt "mingw32-make all"
8.Now, you can use hp2xx on Windows7.
If you want the source with binary, click here.(1.7MB)
(hp2xx.exe is in [png14] folder)