[zeromq-dev] Would like to be a Windows ZeroMQ mentor?

Pieter Hintjens ph at imatix.com
Mon Jan 18 18:39:18 CET 2016

Hi Osiris,

There are two ways to get going on Windows, that I know of.

One is to take the PyZMQ package for Windows.

Second is to take libzmq master; look in builds/msvc and you will see
everything you need to build using VS2008 onwards.


On Mon, Jan 18, 2016 at 6:30 PM, Osiris Pedroso <opedroso at gmail.com> wrote:
> My name is Osiris Pedroso and I am new to ZeroMQ.
> I am a Windows software developer with 30+ years of experience, mostly in
> C/C++.
> I would like to learn how to build/develop ZMQ in Windows and how to
> interact with the ZMQ community.
> I followed the steps in this page (https://github.com/zeromq/libzmq) to get
> the Windows source and build it, but they don't seem to be correct/complete.
> For example, when I try to build the source following these instructions, I
> get several compilation errors that there are missing libsodium include
> files and libraries, which indicate that the source I got is not complete. I
> searched the ZeroMQ.org site for mentions to libsodium and found one on this
> page (http://zeromq.org/build:_start) that points to a site that has a bunch
> of zip from libsodium 1.0.2 through 1.0.8. I assume I should use the latest
> version.
> Really appreciate your help getting me going.
> Thanks,
> Osiris
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