[zeromq-dev] 4.1.x Windows Package

Peter Ritter ritter.pet at gmail.com
Tue Mar 15 23:06:51 CET 2016


Hi Pete

>>I link statically, so I chose the static release build.  I had to be
>>sure to define ZMQ_STATIC when compiling my application.

Sounds much easier than I thought. Thanks for the tip. I will give it a try!

Peter

On Tue, Mar 15, 2016 at 9:52 PM, Peter LaDow <pladow at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Mar 15, 2016 at 2:31 AM, Peter Ritter <ritter.pet at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > Interesting advice. Does this imply anything about future windows
> support?
> > I'm also trying to support both Windows and Linux with my own project
> and I
> > have a lot of trouble getting various  libraries to run  on windows
> because
> > people just don't support windows as well anymore. I have version 4.0.4
> > installed but there is no Visual Studio project  to build it myself. Is
> > there a 'Build Guide' somewhere? Otherwise it is not clear what compiler
> > settings and macro definitions are required to build this.
>
> I'm using 4.0.4 for both Windows and Linux.  All I did was download
> the 4.0.4 source zip (from http://download.zeromq.org/), and open the
> project under builds/msvc/ in Visual Studio 2015.  VS2015 happily
> converted it and it built fine.
>
> > I'm happy with 4.0.4 for now because it does the job, so I have no
> immediate
> > need to upgrade, but I would like to get rid of the .DLL and link to a
> .lib
> > only, because the DLL just gets in the way.
>
> I link statically, so I chose the static release build.  I had to be
> sure to define ZMQ_STATIC when compiling my application.  But it
> builds, links, and runs happily.
>
> Pete
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