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Re: Visual Studio 2008 Solution for Curl

From: Sukender <>
Date: Thu, 23 Apr 2009 12:32:16 +0200

Jack Liptrap wrote:
> I wanted to make the solution files available for those who use
> Microsoft Visual Studio 2008. I spent the morning figuring out why VS9
> wouldn't compile the solution after it auto-upgraded the VS6
> workspace. libcurl project wasn't outputing to the correct directory
> (curlsrc was expecting Lib-Release/Lib-Debug, not Release/Debug).
> libcurl project wasn't naming output properly in the debug builds
> (always would compile as libcurl.lib regardless of build; curlsrc was
> expecting libcurld.lib on debug builds). Lastly, I didn't find any
> documentation on where to define USE_WINDOWS_SSPI. In VS9, you go to the
> project properties of libcurl and add USE_WINDOWS_SSPI to the
> preprocessor definitions.
> I'm new to open source and not exactly sure how stuff gets shared and
> updated. I would expect that these files would get dropped onto CVS by
> if given the thumbs up. Hopefully this email will go through with
> attachments.
> vc9curl.sln in /curl
> curlsrc.vcproj in /curl/src
> libcurl.vcproj in /curl/lib
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Hi Jack,

May I suggest you to try the CMake build system? It's not complete yet, but you may generate MSVC solution files, and have a look into them. Maybe that could help.

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Received on 2009-04-23