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

Seref Arikan serefarikan at kurumsalteknoloji.com
Sun Jun 5 23:08:50 CEST 2011

Thanks a lot for the git clue! I'll work on the size riddle later.

On Sun, Jun 5, 2011 at 9:56 PM, Pieter Hintjens <ph at imatix.com> wrote:
> 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
> correctly.
> -Pieter
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