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Re: naming convention of targets for Windows platform - why not use VC style?

From: Piotr Dobrogost <>
Date: Wed, 18 Feb 2009 01:06:34 +0100

Pierre Joye wrote:
> hi,
> FYI, any decent VC version supports only one mode: threaded. This mess
> is a 12 year old pain (vc6) :)

Not really. The problem stems from the other degrees of freedom -
release/debug, static/dynamic libs, static/dynamic RTL.
To say the truth there's no notion of single/multi threaded in makefiles
for VC now...

> As for the makefile, we can have one makefile for all VC versions. I
> use one for the php builds. It is on my todos to cleanup and document
> it so it can be merged in curl.

We do have one. Don't we?

------------ from curl/Makefile -----------
        @echo "generate VC8 makefiles"

# VC9 makefiles are for use with VS2008
        @echo "generate VC9 makefiles"

Piotr Dobrogost
Received on 2009-02-18