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Re: Configuring in msys/mingw

From: Andrés García <>
Date: Tue, 17 Feb 2004 14:32:23 +0100


> The nroff is not a problem anymore, is it? It should now simply disable the
> built-in manual.

Yes, it works now, the output of the -M option is a bit confusing though:

$ curl.exe -M
curl: built-in manual was disabled and build-time!
curl: try 'curl --help' or 'curl --manual' for more information
curl: option -M: is unknown
curl: try 'curl --help' or 'curl --manual' for more information

> I would guess that this is either a libtool bug or possibly some weird
> artifact of Windows.

Have you done something about it? Now, apart from the 'curl' wrapper
script it also creates a 'curl.exe' and the installing works!

The only drawback is that compiling with the mingw makefiles, the
'curl.exe' file is about 255K and configuring it is over 800K. Also, it
doesn't create 'libcurl.dll'.

Received on 2004-02-17