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Re: archive? questions from new win32/pthreads user

On Tue, 2004-08-24 at 15:22, Rian Hunter wrote:
> On Tue, 2004-08-24 at 10:42, Bobby Krupczak wrote:
> > Hi!
> > 
> > > Probably you need to put the file pthreadsVC.dll (you can download it 
> > > from in 
> > > your system directory.
> > 
> > Thanks; that does work as well as putting it in the current
> > directory.  However, I was wanting to statically link so I would not
> > need to install a dll.
> pthreads-win32 isn't distributed as a static library in binary form.
> you're going to have to compile it with your application or just compile
> a static library. open the pre-made project file from the source distrib
> and change the target to a static library (using vc++). hope that helps.

oh yeah i forgot to mention. according to section 6a of the LGPL, if you
are going to publicly release whatever project you are working on and
you statically link pthreads-win32 you must also distribute the seperate
linkable object code of your program along with the pthreads-win32
library source.

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