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Subject: Re: Removing non-CMake windows support (was Re: problems building under Windows)

Re: Removing non-CMake windows support (was Re: problems building under Windows)

From: Marc Hoersken <info_at_marc-hoersken.de>
Date: Mon, 21 Dec 2015 08:19:09 +0100

I am in favor of removing the legacy Windows builds files as long as we
keep the possibility of compiling using MinGW without CMake.

Am 20.12.2015 um 22:26 schrieb Alexander Lamaison:
> I would like people's opinions on deleting the non-CMake windows
> support files.
>
> We regularly get questions from people who see the windows projects in
> the source and (quite reasonably) assume they are the place to go to
> build libssh2 on Windows. But, as we know, they don't work very well.
> That's why we added CMake build support.
>
> I propose that now is the right time to remove the old non-CMake files
> for windows support to give us one well-supported method. I believe
> the CMake build has worked well over the last year, and that it
> replaces all parts of the legacy windows support, but I'm interested
> to hear dissenting views.
>
> Alex
>
>
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