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Re: Compile error in examples under MinGW

From: Luis Lavena <luislavena_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 11 Dec 2010 18:04:26 -0300

On Sat, Dec 11, 2010 at 5:52 PM, Peter Stuge <peter_at_stuge.se> wrote:
>> I've tried both --enable-shared and --disable-static, but the same issue.
>
> Do you want to use a DLL? I have always linked libssh2 statically in
> my projects, which may explain why I haven't seen the problem.
>

I always prefer static, but wanted to mention tried different
combination with the same results.

>
>> Above is a common problem of usage of __declspec(dllexport) versus
>> __declspec(dllimport).
>
> Or linking with the wrong type of library. I've done a fair bit of
> research on DLLs in Windows for libusb, in order to build
> interchangeable (MinGW and MS) DLLs and static libraries. I believe
> I've figured out the minimum that is neccessary, and declspec is not
> enough.
>

Can you provide a link to your work? I would love take a look and see
what needs to be changed in libssh2

>
>> Instead, libtool defined DLL_EXPORT:
> ..
>> Could this be the linking issue?
>
> Sure, but it could also be something else. Can you look into it?
>
> Especially when switching back and forth between options that are
> relevant for libtool it's nice to do make distclean, to ensure that
> there are no left-overs from a previous build that are causing
> trouble.
>

I always create a new build directory and run configure inside of it,
never build on top of the source code as policy :-)

Thank you for your time answering my questions.

-- 
Luis Lavena
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Perfection in design is achieved not when there is nothing more to add,
but rather when there is nothing more to take away.
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
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