[zeromq-dev] What is the difference between libzmq.dll and libzmq.lib under windows?

Pieter Hintjens ph at imatix.com
Sun Jun 5 22:56:07 CEST 2011

On Sun, Jun 5, 2011 at 1:47 PM, Seref Arikan
<serefarikan at kurumsalteknoloji.com>

> The issue is the configuration item "whole program optimization" under
> general settings in project properties. When I turn that off the
> static lib size is around 5 mbs. That goes up to 6 or 7 based on the
> linked runtime. The dll is around 500 KB.

Shrug. It should be the same code, same size. What's the size of the
final .exe? That's what counts, the static library is just input to
the linker.

> There are also issues with
> the Visual Studio 2010 Express, since it can't seem to find inproc_lat
> and inproc_thr projects, declared in the sln file.

That's due to those files missing from the distribution. Some
unresolved bug in the autotools stuff. Grab the git repo,
(https://github.com/zeromq/zeromq2-1), it contains those files


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