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RE: Building and using static libcurl on Windows with VS2008

From: Karl M <>
Date: Sat, 10 Jan 2009 18:03:33 -0800

> Date: Sat, 10 Jan 2009 16:19:30 +0300> Subject: Re: Building and using static libcurl on Windows with VS2008> > Hi Gisle,> > > Add 'ws2_32.lib' to you linker command. Also, if you need the ldap> > protocol (small chance), add wldap32.lib also. If you don't need> > ldap, add '-DCURL_DISABLE_LDAP' to you CFLAGS while building> > libcurl.> >> >> BTW "Using-libcurl-with-SSH-support-in-Visual-Studio-2008.pdf" doc> >> asking to set "CURL_STATIC" flag but install guide asking for> >> "CURL_STATICLIB".> >> > It's CURL_STATICLIB (the .doc must be wrong if it says otherwise).> > Anyway, this option needs the user to link in Winsock. Normally> > (when not using CURL_STATICLIB), the ABI exposed by libcurl.dll does> > not depend on ws2_32 (winsock). It only when you make a static> > lib. that you the user needs to provide the needed libs.> > Clearer?> >> Thanks a lot for detailed explanation - all works fine now.> But right now I'm thinking about dynamic linking:) So I open unmodified> curlib.vcproj in VS 2008 and just build it. But I see curlib.lib file> only and can't find dll file.> Can u please point me on available documentation how to build dll> using VS2008 or provide required info here?> Thanks a lot> -- > --Sergei
Hi All...
I've attached a patch to the Makefile for 7.19.2 to generate the Makefile.vc9 files for use with VS2008.
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Received on 2009-01-11