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Re: ANNOUNCE: curl and libcurl 7.21.1

From: Vincent Torri <>
Date: Sun, 15 Aug 2010 15:44:02 +0200

On Sun, Aug 15, 2010 at 2:48 PM, Guenter <> wrote:

> Hi,
> Am 15.08.2010 07:43, schrieb Vincent Torri:
> is it so difficult ? I remembered that i compiled libcurl without
>> difficulty
>> with MSYS/MinGW on Windows or with the mingw cross toolchain on Linux (3
>> months ago). I used a small shell script for that.
> I didnt say that it is a prob to compile - but it is real work to put
> together a script / makefile / whatever to deal with 4 different build
> flavours, set all paths correctly, copy files together etc. Sure this would
> be way easier on Linux with cross tools and configure magic - but I am not
> aware of any Linux distro which always has latest dependent libs; they are
> almost anytime 2 or three versions behind; so in order to provide most
> recent stuff I have to either to it on Win32, or update cross dependent libs
> self, and then there comes up the nightmare. Also I have no time to
> re-install my hosts every 3 months.
and my questions ?

Vincent Torri

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