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Re: Configuring in msys/mingw

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Wed, 11 Feb 2004 22:18:50 +0100 (CET)

On Wed, 11 Feb 2004, Andrés García wrote:

> > If you don't have a signal() function, then we should make sure that the
> > configure script doesn't find it!
> There is signal function but the only defined signals are:

Ok, I get it. I've modified the code now to check for SIGALRM before assuming
it works.

> The configure script also needs some help with openssl for Windows, I
> have attached a patch for that.

Thanks, I've applied it!

> With it, and some extra handholding, I managed to make it compile, it even
> works:

Hey, that's cool! We're getting closer! Any serious handholding besides the
nroff stuff?

> Unfortunately, that 'curl' is the wrapper script made by libtool and it
> doesn't seem to able to change it into the real 'curl.exe'

That's usually fixed when you do 'make install' or if you ran configure with
--disable-shared. It is a script for conveniance reasons so that running the
newly compiled version is certain to use the newly compiled shared lib version
too, and not one previously installed in the system.

    Daniel Stenberg -- --
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Received on 2004-02-11