One of the most popular search requests that bring people on my website https://pcsclite.apdu.fr/ is about wintypes.h not found.
For example you try to compile something and get the error:
smartcard/scard/helpers.c:28:10: fatal error: winscard.h: No such file or directory #include <winscard.h> ^~~~~~~~~~~~
The PC/SC header files (winscard.h, wintypes.h and some others) are provided by the development pcsclite package.
- for Debian, Ubuntu or derivatives the package is pcsclite-dev
- for RedHat, Fedora and derivatives the package is pcsc-lite-devel
- for other Unixes, use your favourite search engine 😜
You install the correct package and you try again to build your software.
I hope this blog article will be correctly indexed by search engines to help people find the